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disseise

verb dis·seise \(ˌ)di(s)-ˈsēz\
dis·seised or dis·seizeddis·seis·ing or dis·seiz·ing

Definition of DISSEISE

transitive verb
:  to deprive especially wrongfully of seisin :  dispossess
dis·sei·sor \-ˈsē-zər\ noun

Variants of DISSEISE

dis·seise or dis·seize \(ˌ)di(s)-ˈsēz\

Origin of DISSEISE

Middle English disseisen, from Anglo-French disseisir, dis- + seisir to put in possession of — more at seize
First Known Use: 14th century

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