Definition for DE-MOL'ISH

DE-MOL'ISH, v.t. [Fr. demolir, demolissant; Sp. demoler; It. demolire; L. demolior; de and molior, to build. Class Ml, No. 12, 15.]

To throw or pull down; to raze; to destroy, as a heap or structure; to separate any collected mass, or the connected parts of a thing; to ruin; as, to demolish an edifice, or a mound; to demolish a wall or fortification.

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