One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1British an order from a magistrate rescinding a person's right to legal residence, and hence relief from the poor rates, in a particular parish.
2Generally an official order (especially from the courts) requiring a person to leave his or her position, an area or country, etc.
Late 18th century; earliest use found in Oxford Magazine.
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