Definition of Dismembering

1. Verb. (present participle of dismember) ¹



2. Noun. The act or process whereby something is dismembered. ¹

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Definition of Dismembering

1. dismember [v] - See also: dismember

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dismembering

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Literary usage of Dismembering

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1. History of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1899)
"superior nobility which ended in dismembering the empire of Charlemagne. Such kings as Alfred and Athelstan were not likely to permit it. ..."

2. The History of Greece by William Mitford (1823)
"... dismembering the Persian Empire : Alliance of the Prince of Paphlagonia with ... dismembering ..."

3. Life and Times of Red-Jacket, Or Sa-go-ye-wat-ha: Being the Sequel to the by William Leete Stone (1841)
"... scheme for dismembering New-York—The plot crushed by Governor George Clinton and tho legislature—Inklings of Red-Jacket's duplicity. ..."

4. The Metaphysical Magazine by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1901)
"Their controversy has well nigh passed the ordeal of sneers and become matter of rational discussion. PROPOSED dismembering OF TURKEY ..."

5. The Works of William Robertson: To which is Prefixed an Account of His Life by William Robertson (1851)
"... they had no prospect of BOOK attaining what they wished, but by dismembering the imperial dominions in Italy, in hopes of seizing some portion of them. ..."

6. Why Italy Entered Into the Great War, by Luigi Carnovale by Luigi Carnovale (1917)
"II The dismembering and repartition of Italy in 1815. The " lion's share " to Austria. The Carbonari. After Napoleon was conquered at Waterloo, June 18, ..."

7. Lives of the Lindsays: Or, A Memoir of the Houses of Crawford and Balcarres by Alexander Crawford Lindsay Crawford (1849)
"Observations on the " Dominium" of Buchan, vested in Sir James Lindsay of Crawford, who died in 1307, and on the dismembering of the Earldom of that ..."

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