dispossessed

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The Irish were dispossessed, kicked out, and they have been out ever since.

But the time had come when even these kings of birds were to be dispossessed.

Of course these two tribes were the first who were dispossessed of their lands by the Europeans.

One of them must have ordered Mr. Stanley dispossessed on his own responsibility.

"He got in for that while he was dispossessed," smiled Southend.

We were alone with the quiet day, and his little heart, dispossessed, had stopped.

To make way for these fleeces the ploughmen had been dispossessed.

This happened to belong to the assistant head of the dome, whom he dispossessed.

The place was worse than a desert, for it contained possessors not dispossessed.

Every aid to enable the dispossessed will to regain its rightful throne should be employed.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., from Old French despossesser "to dispossess," from des- (see dis-) + possesser (see possess). Related: Dispossessed; dispossessing.

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