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Depuʹte (2 syl.)

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To depute means to prune or cut off a part; deputation is the part cut off. A deputation is a slip cut off to represent the whole. (Latin, depuʹto.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Deo Gratias (Latin)
Deo Juvante (Latin)
Deo, non Fortunâ (Latin)
Deo Volente
Deodand
Depart
Department
Dependence
Depinges
Deputations
Depute
Derbend [iron]
Derby Stakes
Derive
Dernier Ressort (French)
Derrick
Derwentwater
Desdemona (in Shakespeare’s Othello)
Desmas
Despair
Dessert