Definition of sasine in English:

sasine

Line breaks: sas¦ine
Pronunciation: /ˈseɪsɪn
 
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noun

[mass noun]
1 Scots Law Investment by registration of a deed transferring ownership of property.
1.1 [count noun] An act or record of sasine.
2 historical The conferring of possession of feudal property.

Origin

mid 17th century: variant of seisin.

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