Definition for DEF-LO-RA'TION

DEF-LO-RA'TION, n. [Fr. See Deflour.]

  1. The act of deflouring; the act of depriving of the flower, or prime beauties; particularly, the act of taking away a woman's virginity.
  2. A selection of the flower, or of that which is most valuable. The laws of Normandy are, in a great measure, the defloration of the English laws. – Hale.

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