discerp

Discerp

Dis*cerp"\, v. t. [L. discerpere, discerptum; dis- + carpere to pluck.]

1. To tear in pieces; to rend. [R.] --Stukeley.

2. To separate; to disunite. [R.] --Bp. Hurd.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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discerp

verb
1. divide into pieces; "our department was dismembered when our funding dried up"; "The Empire was discerped after the war" [syn: dismember
2. cut off from a whole; "His head was severed from his body"; "The soul discerped from the body" 
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