arreption

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin arripere, arreptum (to seize, snatch), from ad + rapere (to snatch). See rapacious.

Noun[edit]

arreption (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) The act of taking away.
    • Bishop Hall
      This arreption was sudden.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for arreption in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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