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repeal
used in David Copperfield

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Definition an official or legal cancellation
  • Peggotty then retired to her lodging, and Mr. Spenlow and I went into Court, where we had a divorce-suit coming on, under an ingenious little statute (repealed now, I believe, but in virtue of which I have seen several marriages annulled), of which the merits were these.
    Chapters 31-33 (73% in)

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