from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A forcible extraction.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The action of forcibly pulling something out.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of plucking out; a rooting out.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of plucking or pulling out by force; forcible extraction, as of teeth.
An MRI revealed that Favre has an evulsion fracture, in which the ligament pulls a piece of bone from the bone, of the calcaneus (heel bone) and a stress fracture.
The evulsion at the slaughter of 600,000 men in Civil War and the challenges that will come with peace.
This is very proper in Glo'ster, newly maimed by the evulsion of his eyes.
Should no purchase of the patent in question be made by the directory of the Morris and Essex Railroad, however, PUNCHINELLO will then meet contingencies by condensing the machine, reducing it so much in size that a commuter may easily carry one in his waistcoat pocket, to be ready, when necessary, for extracting an insolent conductor out of his boots; or, should the occasion arise, for the immediate evulsion from office of the autocratic President of the concern, himself.