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discrown

[dis-kroun]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to deprive of a crown; dethrone; depose.

Origin of discrown

First recorded in 1580–90; dis-1 + crown
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Examples from the Web for discrown

Historical Examples

  • He will then proceed to plunder and discrown the very kings that had assisted him in erecting his colossal power.

    Monks, Popes, and their Political Intrigues

    John Alberger

  • They did not attempt to put one king in place of another, but to dethrone human nature and discrown the very manhood of the race.


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