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Definition of demitting (Meaning of demitting)
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Demit De*mit", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Demitted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
	     {Demitting}.] [L. demittere to send or bring down, to lower;
	     de- + mittere to send. Cf. {Demise}.]
	     1. To let fall; to depress. [R.]
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	              They [peacocks] demit and let fall the same [i. e.,
	              their train].                         --Sir T.
	                                                    Browne.
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	     2. To yield or submit; to humble; to lower; as, to demit
	        one's self to humble duties. [R.]
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	     3. To lay down, as an office; to resign. [Scot.]
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	              General Conway demitted his office.   --Hume.
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