Definition of Deletory

1. n. That which blots out.



Definition of Deletory

1. Noun. (obsolete) That which blots out. ¹

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Definition of Deletory

1. pertaining to deletion [adj] - See also: deletion

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deletory

deleterious
deleteriously
deleteriousness
deleters
deletery
deletes
deletia
deleting
deletion
deletion mutation
deletionism
deletionist
deletions
deletive
deletories
deletory (current term)
delevel
deleveled
deleveling
delevels
deleverage
deleveraged
deleverages
deleveraging
delexical
delexicalization
delf
delfs
delft
delfts

Literary usage of Deletory

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1. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor by Jeremy Taylor, Charles Page Eden, Reginald Heber, Alexander Taylor (1852)
"priest; they will have no reason to admire the severity of confession : which as it was most certainly intended as a deletory" of sin, and might do its ..."

2. Epea Ptepoenta, Or, The Diversions of Purley by John Horne Tooke (1806)
"Nor engine, nor device polemic, " Disease, nor doctor epidemic, " Though stor'd with deletory med'cines ..."

3. The English Review (1844)
"We know no direct " deletory" of schism, as Jeremy Taylor would say, but the apostolical government of bishops; for we are told that the end for which the ..."

4. Forget Not Mee & My Garden...": Selected Letters, 1725-1768, of Peter by Peter Collinson (2002)
"... (for I cannot) & Show the Society the Two Species of Teeth, for you know what Novices Wee have amongst us, & you know how deletory our Secretary is. ..."

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