Ousting


Ousting
Oust Oust, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ousted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ousting}.] [OF. oster, F. [^o]ter, prob. fr. L. obstare to oppose, hence, to forbid, take away. See {Obstacle}, and cf. {Ouster}.] 1. To take away; to remove. [1913 Webster]

Multiplication of actions upon the case were rare, formerly, and thereby wager of law ousted. --Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster]

2. To eject; to expel; to turn out. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

From mine own earldom foully ousted me. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.