Definition for DIS-CLAIM'

DIS-CLAIM', v.t. [dis and claim.]

  1. To disown; to disavow; to deny the possession of; to reject as not belonging to one's self. A man disclaims all knowledge of a particular transaction; he disclaims every pretension to eloquence; he disclaims any right to interfere in the affairs of his neighbor; he disclaims all pretension to military skill. It is opposed to claim or challenge.
  2. To renounce; to reject; as, to disclaim the authority of the pope.
  3. To deny all claim. A tenant may disclaim to hold of his lord. – Eng. Law.

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