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Dep`re*hend" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deprehended; p. pr. & vb. n. Deprehending.] [L. deprehendere, deprehensum; de- + prehendere to lay hold of, seize. See Prehensile.] 1. To take unawares or by surprise; to seize, as a person commiting an unlawful act; to catch; to apprehend.

The deprehended adulteress.Jer.
Taylor.

2. To detect; to discover; to find out.

The motion . . . are to be deprehended by experience.
Bacon.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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