ejectment

noun eject·ment \ i-ˈjek(t)-mənt \

Definition of ejectment

1 : the act or an instance of ejecting : dispossession
2 : an action for the recovery of possession of real property and damages and costs

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First Known Use of ejectment

1523

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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ejectment

noun eject·ment \ i-ˈjekt-mənt \

legal Definition of ejectment

: an action at common law that is to determine the right to possession of property and for the recovery of damages and that is brought by a plaintiff who claims to hold superior title

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