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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Rescind


RESCIND', verb transitive [Latin rescindo; re and scindo; to cut.]

1. To abrogate; to revoke; to annul; to vacate an act by the enacting authority or by superior authority; as, to rescind a law, a resolution or a vote; to rescind an edict or decree; to rescind a judgment.

2. To cut off. [Not used.]