disseisin

noun dis·sei·sin \ -ˈsē-zᵊn \
variants: or disseizin

Definition of disseisin

: the act of disseising : the state of being disseised

Origin and Etymology of disseisin

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


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disseisin

noun dis·sei·sin
variants: or disseizin play \di-ˈsēz-ᵊn\

legal Definition of disseisin

: the act of disseising : the state of being disseised

Origin and Etymology of disseisin

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


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