disseisin

noun
dis·​sei·​sin | \-ˈsē-zᵊn \
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

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

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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