discommon

discommon

[dis-kom-uhn]
verb (used with object)
1.
(at Oxford and Cambridge) to prohibit (tradespeople or townspeople who have violated the regulations of the university) from dealing with the undergraduates.
2.
Law. to deprive of the character of a common, as by enclosing a piece of land.

Origin:
1470–80; dis-1 + obsolete common to participate, associate

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discommon (dɪsˈkɒmən)
 
vb
(tr) law to deprive (land) of the character and status of common, as by enclosure

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