14th century, in the meaning defined above
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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Anglo-French disseisine, from Old French dessaisine, from dessaisir to dispossess — see disseise
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