De*lapse" (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Delapsed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Delapsing.] [L. delapsus, p. p. of delabi to fall down; de- + labi to fall or side.]

To pass down by inheritance; to lapse.

[Obs.]

Which Anne derived alone the right, before all other, Of the delapsed crown from Philip. Drayton.

 

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