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defeature Explained

Defeature at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Defeature \De*fea"ture\ (?; 135), n. [OF. desfaiture a killing,
disguising, prop., an undoing. See {Defeat}, and cf.
{Disfeature}.]
1. Overthrow; defeat. [Obs.] ``Nothing but loss in their
defeature.'' --Beau. & Fl.

2. Disfigurement; deformity. [Obs.] ``Strange defeatures in
my face.'' --Shak.

defeature at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /dɪˈfiːtjʊə(ɹ)/

Noun

Inter: en-nou » n
  • defeat, overthrow, ruin
    1. disfigurement, defacing
    2. Inter: rfdat » e Category: w - :William Shakespeare|William Shakespeare, The Comedy of Errors, act ii, scene 1
    3. : What ruins are in me that can be found, / By him not ruin'd? then is he the ground / of my defeatures.


    Translation: ta » defeature
    Translation: vi » defeature
    Translation: zh » defeature