Demise

De*mise"

, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Demised (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Demising.] 1. To transfer or transmit by succession or inheritance; to grant or bestow by will; to bequeath. "Power to demise my lands." Swift.
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What honor
Canst thou demise to any child of mine?
Shak.
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2. To convey; to give. [R.]
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His soul is at his conception demised to him.
Hammond.
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3. (Law) To convey, as an estate, by lease; to lease.
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