Definition of discommon
1 obsolete : to exclude or banish from a community of interest; specifically : to deprive of citizenship or of church fellowship
2 at Oxford and Cambridge Universities : to forbid (a tradesman) to deal with undergraduates
3a : to deprive of the right of common (as of pasture) b : to deprive of commonable quality (as land by enclosing it)
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Origin and Etymology of discommon
Middle English discomenen, from 1dis- + comen, commun common (noun) — more at common
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