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Impropriating definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

IMPRO'PRIATING, ppr. Appropriating to one's self.
1. Annexing to a lay proprietor.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Impropriate Im*pro"pri*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Impropriated; p. pr. & vb. n. Impropriating.] [Pref. im- in + L. propriatus, p. p. of propriare to appropriate. See Appropriate.] 1. To appropriate to one's self; to assume. [Obs.] To impropriate the thanks to himself. --Bacon. 2. (Eng. Eccl. Law) To place the profits of (ecclesiastical property) in the hands of a layman for care and disbursement.




 


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