disfurnish

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dis- +‎ furnish

Verb[edit]

disfurnish (third-person singular simple present disfurnishes, present participle disfurnishing, simple past and past participle disfurnished)

  1. (transitive) To deprive of that with which anything is furnished (furniture, equipment, etc.); to strip or divest.
    I am a thing obscure, disfurnished of / All merit, that can raise me higher. — Massinger.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.