defeat + -ure
- Defeat, overthrow, ruin.
de- + feature
defeature (third-person singular simple present defeatures, present participle defeaturing, simple past and past participle defeatured)
- (rare) To deform.
defeature (plural defeatures)
- Disfigurement, defacement, deformation.
- (Can we date this quote?) William Shakespeare, The Comedy of Errors, act ii, scene 1
- What ruins are in me that can be found, / By him not ruin'd? then is he the ground / of my defeatures.