eviction

Part of speech: noun

The act of evicting; forcible ejectment.

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Usage examples "eviction":

  1. He had been threatened with eviction from ten acres of ground because he couldn't pay his rent; or, as he said, because he had declined to drive a maid- servant to the house of another gentleman who was also boycotted. - "The Landleaguers", Anthony Trollope.
  2. Sheriff, I'll make out eviction papers immediately and Judge Dolan will have you serve them on the Dale family. - "The Heart of the Range", William Patterson White.
  3. Then I got threatened with eviction, and all but left out in the street, when the person old Mary had sold my sketches to called round and ordered some more. - "A Dog with a Bad Name", Talbot Baines Reed.