(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Expelled (?), p. pr. & vb. n.. Expelling.] [L. expellere, expulsum; ex out + pellere to drive: cf.F. expeller. See Pulse a beat.] 1. To drive or force out from that within which anything is contained, inclosed, or situated; to eject; as, to expel air from a bellows.
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Did not ye . . . expel me out of my father's house?
Judg. xi. 7.
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2. To drive away from one's country; to banish.
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Forewasted all their land, and them expelled.
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He shall expel them from before you . . . and ye shall possess their land.
Josh. xxiii. 5.
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3. To cut off from further connection with an institution of learning, a society, and the like; as, to expel a student or member.
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4. To keep out, off, or away; to exclude. "To expel the winter's flaw." Shak.
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5. To discharge; to shoot. [Obs.]
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Then he another and another [shaft] did expel.

Syn. -- To banish; exile; eject; drive out. See Banish.
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