Definition for DE-SPOIL'

DE-SPOIL', v.t. [L. despolio; de and spolio, to spoil; Fr. depouiller; It. spogliare; Sp. despojar; Port. id. See Spoil.]

  1. To strip; to take from by force; to rob; to deprive; followed by of; as, to despoil one of arms; to despoil of honors; to despoil of innocence.
  2. To strip or divest by any means. – Woodward.

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