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defloured


defloured


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deflour  \De*flour"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Defloured};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Deflouring}.]  [F.  d['e]florer,  LL  deflorare;  L.  de- 
  +  flos,  floris,  flower.  See  {Flower},  and  cf  {Deflorate}.] 
  1.  To  deprive  of  flowers. 
 
  2.  To  take  away  the  prime  beauty  and  grace  of  to  rob  of  the 
  choicest  ornament. 
 
  He  died  innocent  and  before  the  sweetness  of  his 
  soul  was  defloured  and  ravished  from  him  --Jer. 
  Taylor. 
 
  3.  To  deprive  of  virginity,  as  a  woman;  to  violate;  to 
  ravish;  also  to  seduce.