Definition of disseisin in English:


Line breaks: dis|sei¦sin
Pronunciation: /dɪ(s)ˈsiːzɪn/

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(also disseizin)


[mass noun] Law , • historical
  • The seizure of land belonging to someone else: inquiries by the sheriff or the justices on questions of disseisin of land


late Middle English: from Old French dessaisine, from dis- + seisin.

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