from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To remove anything from where it has been planted or placed; to drive one from one's home.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To remove (what is planted or fixed); to unsettle and take away; to displace; to root out.
- transitive v. To strip of what is planted or settled.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To pluck up; dislodge from a state of being planted, settled, or fixed.
- To strip of what is planted, settled, or established: as, to displant a country of inhabitants.
And because, said he, they would the better displant me, if they cannot lay hands on me, they have gotten a nephew of mine called Eparacano, whom they have christened Don Juan, and his son Don Pedro, whom they have also apparelled and armed, by whom they seek to make a party against me in mine own country.
_And because_, said he, _they would the better displant me, if they cannot lay hands on me, they have gotten a nephew of mine called