(ăb`āl´yen`āt; 94, 106)
v. t.1.(Civil Law) To transfer the title of from one to another; to alienate.
2.To estrange; to withdraw.
3.To cause alienation of (mind).
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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