What does the word disgorge mean?

Usage examples for disgorge

  1. The men are wealthy, and I have no doubt that I can force them to disgorge. – VC -- A Chronicle of Castle Barfield and of the Crimea by David Christie Murray
  2. Obliged to disgorge their plunder, and left with no resources save the fifty francs a month allowed them by their son, who has been promoted to the rank of captain, their poverty is necessarily extreme. – Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2) by Emile Gaboriau
  3. Suits were commenced against them in the New York courts to forbid their construction of the road west of Des Moines, and to compel them to disgorge the four millions of dollars for distribution among the stockholders. – Monopolies and the People by D. C. Cloud