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Definition of refuses

Refuse Re*fuse" (r?*f?z"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Refused (-f?zd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Refusing.] [F. refuser, either from (assumed) LL. refusare to refuse, v. freq. of L. refundere to pour back, give back, restore (see Refund to repay), or. fr. L. recusare to decline, refuse cf. Accuse, Ruse), influenced by L. refutare to drive back, repel, refute. Cf. Refute.] 1. To deny, as a request, demand, invitation, or command; to decline to do or grant. That never yet refused your hest. --Chaucer. 2. (Mil.) To throw back, or cause to keep back (as the center, a wing, or a flank), out of the regular aligment when troops ar? about to engage the enemy; as, to refuse the right wing while the left wing attacks. 3. To decline to accept; to reject; to deny the request or petition of; as, to refuse a suitor. The cunning workman never doth refuse The meanest tool that he may chance to use. --Herbert. 4. To disown. [Obs.] ``Refuse thy name.' --Shak.
Refuse Re*fuse", v. i. To deny compliance; not to comply. Too proud to ask, too humble to refuse. --Garth. If ye refuse . . . ye shall be devoured with the sword. --Isa. i. 20.
Refuse Re*fuse", n. Refusal. [Obs.] --Fairfax.
Refuse Ref`use (r?f"?s;277), n. [F. refus refusal, also, that which is refused. See Refuse to deny.] That which is refused or rejected as useless; waste or worthless matter. Syn: Dregs; sediment; scum; recrement; dross.
Refuse Ref"use, a. Refused; rejected; hence; left as unworthy of acceptance; of no value; worthless. Everything that was vile and refuse, that they destroyed utterly. --1. Sam. xv. 9.

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- for the australian art exhibition, see salon des refusés (archibald). the salon des refusés, french for 'exhibition of rejects' (french pronunciation: ​[salɔ̃
- also called salon des refusés (french for 'salon of the rejected'). s.h. ervin gallery is still the venue for salon des refusés. each year, after the
- by the residents, see refused (album). refused is a swedish hardcore punk band originating from umeå and formed in 1991. refused is composed of vocalist
- 'the lady refuses'. new york times. archived from the original on august 17, 2014. retrieved august 16, 2014.  'the lady refuses: technical details'
- salon des refusés is george pringle's debut album, released on 7 september 2009 by her own record label deth to fals metal records. demos for most of
- refuse to bend (17 march 2000 – 10 february 2012) was thoroughbred racehorse and sire. refuse to bend was a bay horse with a white star and white socks
- refuse/resist is sepultura's third ep, released in 1994. the title song, also included as a single off the album chaos a.d., is one of the band's best-known
- commits refusing to aid a peace officer if, upon a reasonable command by a person reasonably known to be a peace officer, such person knowingly refuses or
- refuse & resist! ('r&r!') was a human rights activist group founded in new york city in 1987 by emile de antonio, dore ashton, dennis brutus, john ger****i