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seizing

noun

Definition of seizing

  1. 1a :  the cord or lashing used in binding or fasteningb :  the fastening so made — see knot illustration

  2. 2 :  the operation of fastening together or lashing with tarred small stuff



14th Century

First Known Use of seizing

14th century



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