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DEPRIVATION, ecclesiastical Punishment. A censure by which a clergyman is deprived of his parsonage, vicarage, or other ecclesiastical promotion or dignity. Vide Ayliffe's Parerg. 206; 1 Bl. Com. 393.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.