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Definition of Dilapidated
DilapidatedDilapidate Di*lap"i*date, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dilapidated;
p. pr. & vb. n. Dilapidating.] [L. dilapidare to scatter
like stones; di- = dis- + lapidare to throw stones, fr. lapis
a stone. See Lapidary.]
1. To bring into a condition of decay or partial ruin, by
misuse or through neglect; to destroy the fairness and
good condition of; -- said of a building.
If the bishop, parson, or vicar, etc., dilapidates
the buildings, or cuts down the timber of the
2. To impair by waste and abuse; to squander.
The patrimony of the bishopric of Oxon was much
Dilapidated Di*lap"i*da`ted, a.
Decayed; fallen into partial ruin; injured by bad usage or
A deserted and dilapidated buildings. --Cooper.
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