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ex- +‎ franchise: compare Old French esfranchir.


effranchise (third-person singular simple present effranchises, present participle effranchising, simple past and past participle effranchised)

  1. Obsolete form of enfranchise.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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