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First documented use: 1813 (E-NED) (see Example below)
from French délabrer to shatter, dilapidate, délabré dilapidated, tattered; of unknown origin
From: Remarks on Antiquities, Arts, and Letters,
During an Excursion in Italy in the Years 1802 and 1803
By John Forsyth, 1813
Naples. The City.