Definition for DAM'NI-FY

DAM'NI-FY, v.t. [L. damnifico; damnum and facio; It. dannificare.]

  1. To cause loss or damage to; to hurt in estate or interest; to injure; to endamage; as, to damnify a man in his goods or estate.
  2. To hurt; to injure; to impair; applied to the person. – Spenser.

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