• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Decession Departure; decrease; -- opposed to accesion.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n decession Departure; decrease; diminution.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Decession de-sesh′un departure.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. decessio, fr. decedere, to depart. See Decease (n.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
See Decease.


In literature:

The which decessed the yeare that is goone, A thousand four hundred neynty and oone.
"From John O'Groats to Land's End" by Robert Naylor and John Naylor
Decessity makes strange bed-fellows.
"The Privet Hedge" by J. E. Buckrose