E*vict" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Evicted; p. pr. & vb. n. Evicting.] [L. evictus, p. p. of evincere to overcome completely, evict. See Evince.]

1. Law

To dispossess by a judicial process; to dispossess by paramount right or claim of such right; to eject; to oust.

The law of England would speedily evict them out of their possession. Sir. J. Davies.

2.

To evince; to prove.

[Obs.]

Cheyne.

 

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