From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Evict \E*vict"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Evicted; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Evicting.] [L. evictus, p. p. of evincere to overcome
   completely, evict. See Evince.]
   1. (Law) To dispossess by a judicial process; to dispossess
      by paramount right or claim of such right; to eject; to
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            The law of England would speedily evict them out of
            their possession.                     --Sir. J.
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   2. To evince; to prove. [Obs.] --Cheyne.
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