Ouster

Oust"er

(?), n. [Prob. fr. the OF. infin. oster, used substantively. See Oust.] A putting out of possession; dispossession; disseizin; -- of a person.
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Ouster of the freehold is effected by abatement, intrusion, disseizin, discontinuance, or deforcement.
Blackstone.
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2. Expulsion; ejection; as, his misbehavior caused his ouster from the party; -- of a person, from a place or group.
[PJC]

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.
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