Results for despatch

Definitions of despatch:

part of speech: noun

A sending away in haste: dismissal: rapid performance: haste: that which is despatched, as a message.

part of speech: noun

Speedy performance; haste; an express message.

part of speech: verb transitive

To send away hastily: to send out of the world: to put to death: to dispose of: to perform speedily.

part of speech: verb

To send away; to send on special business implying haste; to put to death; to execute speedily; to finish.

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In the R. Cath. Ch., a small crucifix, or a crucifix engraved on a plate, which used to be kissed by the priest and deacon, and passed on to the people in succession before leaving church; kiss of peace. ...

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