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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Repeal \Re*peal"\ (r?-p?l"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Repealed (-p?ld"); p. pr. & vb. n. Repealing.] [OF. repeler to call back, F. rappeler; pref. re- re- + OF. apeler, F. appeler, to call, L. appellare. See Appeal, and. cf. Repel.] 1. To recall; to summon again, as persons. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The banished Bolingbroke repeals himself, And with uplifted arms is safe arrived. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To recall, as a deed, will, law, or statute; to revoke; to rescind or abrogate by authority, as by act of the legislature; as, to repeal a law. [1913 Webster] 3. To suppress; to repel. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Whence Adam soon repealed The doubts that in his heart arose. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Syn: To abolish; revoke; rescind; recall; annul; abrogate; cancel; reverse. See Abolish. [1913 Webster]