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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To deprive of priestly function or privilege.

Usage examples (17)
  • Tristram Shandy that the writer was a cynic who deserved to be unfrocked.
  • Verity (etc) the erstwhile "admirer" of Israel, also unfrocked out of her own mouth.
  • But more than the others he suspected the motives of Sakamata, the man whom he had unfrocked.
  • HE is traite en subalterne, and is jealous of a frocked or unfrocked manant like Maitre Francoys! for more
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