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Talk:defenestration

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MisusageEdit

Surely the second usage is a misusage. Defenestration is throwing something out of a window. In the second usage it is the windows that are being thrown out. —This unsigned comment was added by 213.78.104.139 (talk) at 11:38, 12 November 2005 (UTC).

Removal of person from organization?Edit

"(British) High profile removal of a person from an organization." Er, really? Isn't this Sunday Times example a humorous one-off? Equinox 19:44, 18 October 2009 (UTC)

RFV discussionEdit

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Sense 3 seems dubiously close to a protologism. Any thoughts? This, that and the other 10:19, 26 March 2009 (UTC)

Strange, I thought this had already passed RFV, but I don't see any history even of discussion. DAVilla 23:21, 26 March 2009 (UTC)
defenestrate's related sense passed RfV, though now that I look all of its citations actually use "defenestration." Dominic·t 12:13, 27 March 2009 (UTC)

Cited now, I believe. Dominic·t 21:23, 5 October 2010 (UTC)

RFV passed. Equinox 11:26, 8 October 2010 (UTC)