De*ci"pher (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deciphered (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Deciphering.] [Pref. de- + cipher. Formed in imitation of F. d'echiffrer. See Cipher.]

1.

To translate from secret characters or ciphers into intelligible terms; as, to decipher a letter written in secret characters.

2.

To find out, so as to be able to make known the meaning of; to make out or read, as words badly written or partly obliterated; to detect; to reveal; to unfold.

3.

To stamp; to detect; to discover.

[R.]

You are both deciphered, . . .
For villains.
Shak.

 

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