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verb (accroach, es)
  1. (transitive) To hook, or draw to oneself as with a hook.
  2. (transitive) To usurp, as jurisdiction or royal prerogatives.
    • They had attempted to to themselves royal power. - Stubbs
      1. (intransitive) To encroach.
Etymology: From Old French acrochier "to hook in", from a- + croche "hook".


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