[ noun ] (law,business) a sale of property by the sheriff under authority of a court's judgment in order satisfy and unpaid obligation
Used in print(U.S. Reports. Volume 366. Cases Adjudged in the...)
The forced_sale of the General_Motors stock owned by or allocable to Christiana , Delaware , and the stockholders of Delaware , and deposited with the trustee , would result in a tax to those parties at the capital_gains rate .