dissever (v.) Old form(s): disseuer , disseuered
divide, split up, separate
AW II.i.122[King to Helena] to dissever so / Our great self and our credit
E3 IV.iv.5[Prince Edward to Audley] our clouds of warlike smoke / Choked up those French mouths and dissevered them
KJ II.i.388[Bastard to King John and King Philip, of a united attack on Angiers] That done, dissever your united strengths
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