defeature

1
[dih-fee-cher]

Origin of defeature

1
First recorded in 1580–90; de- + feature

defeature

2
[dih-fee-cher]
noun Obsolete.
  1. defeat; ruin.

Origin of defeature

2
First recorded in 1580–90; defeat + -ure
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