Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    A driving out with force.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A putting or driving out The act of depriving a member of a corporation, legislative body, assembly, society, commercial organization, etc., of his membership in the same, by a legal vote of the body itself, for breach of duty, improper conduct or other sufficient cause. New York Protective Ass'n v. McGrath (Super. Ch) 5 N. Y. Supp. 10; Palmetto Lodge v. Hubbell, 2 Strob. (S. C.) 462, 49 Am. Dec. 604. Also, in the law of torts and of landlord and tenant, an eviction or forcible putting out See Expel.