Definition of Evicts
1. Verb. (third-person singular of evict) ¹
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Definition of Evicts
1. evict [v] - See also: evict
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Literary usage of Evicts
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Indivisible Human Rights: The Relationship of Political and Civil Rights to by Human Rights Watch (Organization, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1992)
"A government forcibly evicts or relocates urban squatters who have tribal or ... A government forcibly evicts peasants or forest dwellers in the name of ..."
2. A Selection of Legal Maxims: Classified and Illustrated by Herbert Broom (1900)
"So, if my lessee covenants at the end of his term to deliver possession to me, and in order to do so forcibly evicts one to whom he had sub-let for a longer ..."
3. A Treatise on the American Law of Real Property by Emory Washburn, Joseph Willard, Simon Greenleaf Croswell (1887)
"*Thus, if he enters and evicts [*343] the tenant, wrongfully, from a part of the premises, it operates as a suspension of the entire rent, until possession ..."
4. The Civil Law in Its Natural Order by Jean Domat (1850)
"If he who evicts the Thing from the Legatee is obliged to restore the Price ... If the legatee of lands or houses be evicted of them, and he who evicts them ..."
5. Decisions of the Court of Session: From November 1825 to [20th July 1841] by John Tawse, F. Somerville, John Craigie, George Robinson, Scotland Court of Session, Charles Gordon Robertson, Scotland High Court of Justiciary, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Faculty of Advocates (Scotland) (1838)
"They were therefore bona fide purchasers of those lands from the defender's predecessor; and yet the defender, whilst, on the one hand, he evicts and takes ..."
6. The House of Lords Cases on Appeals and Writs of Error, Claims of Peerage by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Charles Clark, William Finnelly (1870)
"So, if my lessee covenants, at the end of his term, to deliver possession to me, and in order to do so forcibly evicts one to whom he had sub-let for a ..."
7. Queen's Bench Reports by Christopher Robinson (1855)
"If a stranger enters and evicts, it may or may not be a defence. If the eviction is by a trespasser and merely tortious, it is no defence. ..."