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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Ouster  \Oust"er\,  n.  [Prob.  fr  the  OF  infin.  oster,  used 
  substantively.  See  {Oust}.] 
  A  putting  out  of  possession;  dispossession;  ejection; 
  Ouster  of  the  freehold  is  effected  by  abatement, 
  intrusion,  disseizin,  discontinuance,  or  deforcement. 
  {Ouster  le  main}.  [Ouster  +  F.  la  main  the  hand,  L.  manus.] 
  (Law)  A  delivery  of  lands  out  of  the  hands  of  a  guardian, 
  or  out  of  the  king's  hands,  or  a  judgement  given  for  that 
  purpose.  --Blackstone. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Dispossession  \Dis`pos*ses"sion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  d['e]possession.] 
  1.  The  act  of  putting  out  of  possession;  the  state  of  being 
  dispossessed.  --Bp.  Hall. 
  2.  (Law)  The  putting  out  of  possession,  wrongfully  or 
  otherwise,  of  one  who  is  in  possession  of  a  freehold,  no 
  matter  in  what  title;  --  called  also  {ouster}. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  wrongful  dispossession 
  2:  the  act  of  ejecting  someone  or  forcing  them  out  [syn:  {ousting}] 

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