deflower

Definition of deflower

de`flow´er
v. t.1.To deprive of flowers.
[imp. & p. p. Deflowered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Deflowering.]
An earthquake . . . deflowering the gardens.
- W. Montagu.
2.To take away the prime beauty and grace of; to rob of the choicest ornament.
3.To deprive of virginity, as a woman; to violate; to ravish; also, to seduce.
If a man had deflowered a virgin.
- Milton.

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