En*fran"chise*ment (?), n.

1.

Releasing from slavery or custody.

Shak.

2.

Admission to the freedom of a corporation or body politic; investiture with the privileges of free citizens.

Enfranchisement of copyhold Eng.Law, the conversion of a copyhold estate into a freehold.

Mozley & W.

 

© Webster 1913.

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