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disseise

verb dis·seise \(ˌ)di(s)-ˈsēz\

Definition of disseise

dis·seised or dis·seizeddis·seis·ing or dis·seiz·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to deprive especially wrongfully of seisin :  dispossess

dis·sei·sor play \-ˈsē-zər\ noun


Variants of disseise

or dis·seize play \(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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