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despoil

[dih-spoil]
verb (used with object)
to strip of possessions, things of value, etc.; rob; plunder; pillage.

Origin:
1175–1225; Middle English despoilen < Old French despoillier < Latin dēspoliāre to strip, rob, plunder, equivalent to dē- de- + spoliāre to plunder; see spoil

despoiler, noun
despoilment, noun
undespoiled, adjective


dispossess, divest; rifle, sack; fleece.
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despoil (dɪˈspɔɪl)
 
vb
(tr) to strip or deprive by force; plunder; rob; loot
 
[C13: from Old French despoillier, from Latin dēspoliāre, from de- + spoliāre to rob (esp of clothing); see spoil]
 
de'spoiler
 
n
 
de'spoilment
 
n

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despoil
c.1300, from O.Fr. despoillier, from L. despoliare, from de- "entirely" + spoliare "to strip of clothing, rob," from spolium "armor, booty" (see spoil).
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