disseisin

noun
dis·​sei·​sin | \ (ˌ)di(s)-ˈsē-zᵊn How to pronounce disseisin (audio) \
variants: or disseizin

Definition of disseisin

: the act of disseising : the state of being disseised

First Known Use of disseisin

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for disseisin

Middle English dysseysyne, from Anglo-French disseisine, from disseisir

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“Disseisin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disseisin. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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disseisin

noun
dis·​sei·​sin
variants: or disseizin \ di-​ˈsēz-​ᵊn How to pronounce disseisin (audio) \

Legal Definition of disseisin

: the act of disseising : the state of being disseised

History and Etymology for disseisin

Anglo-French disseisine, from Old French dessaisine, from dessaisir to dispossess — see disseise

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