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Napoleon, then but twenty-three years of age, undertook their dislodgment.

With cracking of straining sinew the powerful pusher put every ounce of his wonderful strength into the effort of dislodgment.

After giving it four or five years of close attention, I was satisfied with it, and I had no fear of dislodgment.

The General then immediately ordered Colonel Carr to proceed to effect a dislodgment of the enemy.

The Russians had not cared to leave them there over night, but the dislodgment proved difficult.

The latter exertion was particularly for the dislodgment of the ubiquitous sandflea!

The risk of dislodgment is often great and the fracture of limbs is a common accident.

For the dislodgment began under its very shadow, and had even further deepened the yawning cavern beneath its bed.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, from Old French deslogier "to leave or cause to leave a lodging place; expel, drive away," from des- "do the opposite of" (see dis-) + logier (see lodge (v.)). Related: Dislodged; dislodging.

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