deattribute

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deattribute

(ˌdiːəˈtrɪbjuːt)
vb (tr)
(Art Terms) to withdraw the initial ascription of (a work of art)
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In eighteenth-century English literature, there is an entire industry devoted to attributing, deattributing, and reattributing works to Daniel Defoe (see, e.g., Baine, Rothman, and Rudman).