Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To draw out with or as with a twisting motion; detach or extract by violence; hence, to extort.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To extort; to draw from or forth by violence.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb rare To pull out forcibly; to yank out.

Etymologies

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From out- +‎ wrest.

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