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Definition of the verb affranchise

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verb - inflections: affranchised | affranchising | affranchises

  1. grant freedom to; as from slavery or servitude

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Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

by Bryan A. Garner

Affranchise is a needless variant. See disenfranchise. franchiser; franchisor. Franchiser is preferred. W3 contains only the -er form; the OED lists -or as a variant. frankalmoin; frankalmoign; frankalmoigne; almoign; almoin. This obsolete form ...

Google previewA Selection of Cases on the Law of Private Corporations (1908)

by Leslie Jay Tompkins

b AFfranchise is a species of incorporeal hereditament; it is defined Y ind; ...

Google previewHealing in the Homeland (2013)

Haitian Vodou Tradition by Margaret Mitchell Armand

To affranchise means to transfer an enslaved person to the subgroup of the Affranchi. 3. The Haïtian Revolution should be seen in reality as an Afro-Taíno Revolution fought by enslaved Africans, maroons, and bossals (Taínos and Africans) on ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner

Affranchise is a NEEDLESS VARIANT. See disfranchise. Franchise = to grant (to another) the sole right of engaging in a certain business or in a business with a particular trademark in a certain area. See franchise, n. franchiser; franchisor.

Google previewThe Globe dictionary of the English language (1873)

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AFFRANCHISE. Advocate, (ad ro-kAt) n. One who pleada Advocate, (ad'vo-k&t) T.t. (L. adrocaU*.] To ptead is favour of ; to maintain by argument. Advocation, (ad -vd-ka'ahun) n. Act of pleading. ArrcwssB, (ad-voa'run) n. The right of pre- ...

Google previewBouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia (1914)

by John Bouvier, Francis Rawle

AFFRANCHISE. To make free. AFFRAY. The fighting of two or more persons in a public place to the terror of the people. Mere words cannot amount to an affray. Any person is Justified in using force to part the combatants ; 1 Cr. M. & R. 757.

Google previewA Law Dictionary Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence, Ancient and Modern ... (1995)

by Henry Campbell Black

AFFIRMANCE 48 AFFRANCHISE. pellate court of a judgment, order, or decree of a lower court brought before It for review. See Afeibm. A dismissal of an appeal for want of prosecution Is not an "affirmance" of the judgment Drummond t.

Google previewA Law Dictionary (1892)

Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America, and of the Several States of the American Union, with References to the Civil and Other Systems of Foreign Law by John Bouvier

AFFRANCHISE. To make free. AFFRAY. In Criminal Law. The fighting of two or more persons in some public place to the terror of the people. It differs from a riot in not being premediAFFRECT AMENTUM AGE ...

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