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demised


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Demise  \De*mise"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Demised};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Demising}.] 
  1.  To  transfer  or  transmit  by  succession  or  inheritance;  to 
  grant  or  bestow  by  will  to  bequeath.  ``Power  to  demise  my 
  lands.''  --Swift. 
 
  What  honor  Canst  thou  demise  to  any  child  of  mine? 
  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  convey;  to  give  [R.] 
 
  His  soul  is  at  his  conception  demised  to  him 
  --Hammond. 
 
  3.  (Law)  To  convey,  as  an  estate,  by  lease;  to  lease.