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v. t.
A waif; a castaway.
v. t.
A woman put out of the protection of the law. See Waive, v. t., 3 (b), and the Note.
imp. & p. p.
of Waive
v. t.
To relinquish; to give up claim to; not to insist on or claim; to refuse; to forego.
v. t.
To throw away; to cast off; to reject; to desert.
v. t.
To throw away; to relinquish voluntarily, as a right which one may enforce if he chooses.
v. t.
To desert; to abandon.
v. i.
To turn aside; to recede.
n.
The act of waiving, or not insisting on, some right, claim, or privilege.

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