Det"ri*ment (?), v. t. To do
injury to; to hurt. [Archaic]
Other might be determined thereby.
n. [L. detrimentum, fr. deterere,
detritum, to rub or wear away; de + terere to
rub: cf. F. détriment. See Trite.]
1. That which injures or causes damage;
mischief; harm; diminution; loss; damage; -- used very generically;
as, detriments to property, religion, morals, etc.
I can repair Milton.
That detriment, if such it be.
2. A charge made to students and barristers
for incidental repairs of the rooms they occupy. [Eng.]
Syn. -- Injury; loss; damage; disadvantage; prejudice;
hurt; mischief; harm.