verb (used with object), dis·fran·chised, dis·fran·chis·ing.
Origin of disfranchise
Examples from the Web for disfranchise
Of the two it would be better to disfranchise the soldiers and enfranchise the mothers.
He would support a bill to disfranchise Dudley, and support another to enfranchise Old Sarum.
The House threatened to disfranchise it, and West Lynne under the fear, went into mourning for its sins.East Lynne|Mrs. Henry Wood
The proposal, therefore, to disfranchise any class of men is as criminal as the proposal to take away property.The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 2 of 2)|Ida Husted Harper
The argument that would here disfranchise women has been used before now to disfranchise clergymen.Women and the Alphabet|Thomas Wentworth Higginson