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demission

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Etymology

  • From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] demissio, from the verb demittere.

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demission

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  1. (archaic) resignation, abdication
    • 1820, Sir Walter Scott, The Abbot
      And that this demission of our royal authority may have the more full and solemn effect, and none pretend ignorance, we give [our cousins authority] ... in our name and behalf, publicly, and in their presence, to renounce the Crown, guidance, and government of this our kingdom of Scotland.

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