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09.17.03, wednesday afternoon

In response to my brother:

disown

Dis*own", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disowned; p. pr. & vb. n. Disowning.] 1. To refuse to own or acknowledge as belonging to one's self; to disavow or deny, as connected with one's self personally; as, a parent can hardly disown his child; an author will sometimes disown his writings. 2. To refuse to acknowledge or allow; to deny.

Then they, who brother's better claim disown, Expel their parents, and usurp the throne. --Dryden.

Syn: To disavow; disclaim; deny; abnegate; renounce; disallow.






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