Oust (?), n.

See Oast.

 

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Oust, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ousted; p. pr. & vb. n. Ousting.] [OF. oster, F. oter, prob. fr. L. obstare to oppose, hence, to forbid, take away. See Obstacle, and cf. Ouster.]

1.

To take away; to remove.

Multiplication of actions upon the case were rare, formerly, and thereby wager of law ousted. Sir M. Hale.

2.

To eject; to turn out.

Blackstone.

From mine own earldom foully ousted me. Tennyson.

 

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