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dis- +‎ endow


disendow (third-person singular simple present disendows, present participle disendowing, simple past and past participle disendowed)

  1. To deprive of an endowment.
    to disendow a church
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Gladstone to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for disendow in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)