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derogatory
used in 1776

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Definition
expressing disrespect or criticism
  • Seated across a table from Washington, Paterson assured him that Lord Howe did not mean to "derogate from the respect or rank of General Washington."
    p. 145.4

There are no more uses of "derogatory" in 1776.

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