Detriment

Definition of Detriment

Det´ri`ment   Pronunciation: dĕt´rĭ`ment
n.1.That which injures or causes damage; mischief; harm; diminution; loss; damage; - used very generically; as, detriments to property, religion, morals, etc.
I can repair
That detriment, if such it be.
- Milton.
2.A charge made to students and barristers for incidental repairs of the rooms they occupy.
v. t.1.To do injury to; to hurt.
Other might be determined thereby.
- Fuller.

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