Dispossess

Definition of Dispossess

Dis`pos`sess´
v. t.1.To put out of possession; to deprive of the actual occupancy of, particularly of land or real estate; to disseize; to eject; - usually followed by of before the thing taken away; as, to dispossess a king of his crown.
[imp. & p. p. Dispossessed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Dispossessing.]
Usurp the land, and dispossess the swain.
- Goldsmith.

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