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disclaiming


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disclaim  \Dis*claim"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Disclaimed};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Disclaiming}.] 
  1.  To  renounce  all  claim  to  deny;  ownership  of  or 
  responsibility  for  to  disown;  to  disavow;  to  reject. 
 
  He  calls  the  gods  to  witness  their  offense; 
  Disclaims  the  war,  asserts  his  innocence.  --Dryden. 
 
  He  disclaims  the  authority  of  Jesus.  --Farmer. 
 
  2.  To  deny,  as  a  claim;  to  refuse. 
 
  The  payment  was  irregularly  made  if  not  disclaimed. 
  --Milman. 
 
  3.  (Law)  To  relinquish  or  deny  having  a  claim;  to  disavow 
  another's  claim;  to  decline  accepting,  as  an  estate, 
  interest,  or  office.  --Burrill. 
 
  Syn:  To  disown;  disavow;  renounce;  repudiate. 




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