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DisseveredDissever Dis*sev"er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dissevered; p. pr.
& vb. n. Dissevering.] [OE. dessevrer; pref. des- (L. dis-)
+ sevrer to sever, F. sevrer to wean, L. separate to
separate. In this word the prefix is intensive. See Dis-,
To part in two; to sever thoroughly; to sunder; to disunite;
to separate; to disperse.
The storm so dissevered the company . . . that most of
therm never met again. --Sir P.
States disserved, discordant, belligerent. --D.
Webster. SeveredSever Sev"er, v. t. [imp. &. p. p. Severed; p. pr. & vb. n.
Severing.] [OF. sevrer, severer, to separate, F. sevrer to
wean, fr. L. separare. See Separate, and cf. Several.]
1. To separate, as one from another; to cut off from
something; to divide; to part in any way, especially by
violence, as by cutting, rending, etc.; as, to sever the
head from the body.
The angels shall come forth, and sever the wicked
from among the just. --Matt. xiii.
2. To cut or break open or apart; to divide into parts; to
cut through; to disjoin; as, to sever the arm or leg.
Our state can not be severed; we are one. --Milton.
3. To keep distinct or apart; to except; to exempt.
I will sever in that day the land of Goshen, in
which my people dwell, that no swarms of flies shall
be there. --Ex. viii.
4. (Law) To disunite; to disconnect; to terminate; as, to
sever an estate in joint tenancy. --Blackstone.
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