My own chieftaincy I could demit without regret, knowing that it would fall into your hands.
So that La Mettrie had to demit; to get out of France rather in a hurry, lest worse befell.
Yas suh, dey had to have a demit to go any place outside work hours.
The right to demit or resign never has, until within a few years, been denied.
But no man is entitled to a demit, unless at the time of demanding it he be in good standing and free from all charges.
Isnard, repentant of that search on which river-bank Paris stood, declares himself ready to demit.
The avenger of blood may not demit his duty until some member of the other tribe has been killed.
demit 1610s (figurative), 1640s (literal), from L. demittere "to send down," from de- + mittere "to send" (see mission).