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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Interdict  \In`ter*dict"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Interdicted};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Interdicting}.]  [OE.  entrediten  to  forbid 
  communion,  L.  interdicere  interdictum  See  {Interdict},  n.] 
  1.  To  forbid;  to  prohibit  or  debar;  as  to  interdict 
  intercourse  with  foreign  nations. 
 
  Charged  not  to  touch  the  interdicted  tree.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  (Eccl.)  To  lay  under  an  interdict;  to  cut  off  from  the 
  enjoyment  of  religious  privileges,  as  a  city,  a  church,  an 
  individual. 
 
  An  archbishop  may  not  only  excommunicate  and 
  interdict  his  suffragans,  but  his  vicar  general  may 
  do  the  same  --Ayliffe. 




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