Dis*fran"chise(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disfranchised (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Disfranchising.] [Cf. Diffranchise.] To deprive of a franchise or chartered right; to dispossess of the rights of a citizen, or of a particular privilege, as of voting, holding office, etc.
Sir William Fitzwilliam was disfranchised.Fabyan (1509).
He was partially disfranchised so as to be made incapable of taking part in public affairs.Thirlwall.
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