defrocking

defrock

[dee-frok]
verb (used with object)
to unfrock.

Origin:
1575–85; < French défroquer, equivalent to dé- dis-1 + froque frock + -er infinitive suffix

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defrock (diːˈfrɒk)
 
vb
(tr) to deprive (a person in holy orders) of ecclesiastical status; unfrock

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