Definition for RE-NOUNCE

RE-NOUNCE, v.i. [renouns'.]

  1. To declare a renunciation. He of my sons who fails to make it good, / By one rebellious act renounces to my blood. – Dryden. [Not in use.]
  2. In cards, not to follow suit, when the person has a card of the same sort.

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