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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 22.214.171.124 ( talk • contribs) 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 discussion Edit
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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)