- to deprive (a church, school, etc.) of endowment.
Origin of disendow
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The great business of the session of 1869 was, of course, the Bill to disestablish and disendow the Irish Church.Sixty Years a Queen
Sir Herbert Maxwell
- (tr) to take away an endowment from
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