disseisin

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

disseizin

Definition of disseisin

  1. :  the act of disseising :  the state of being disseised

Origin and Etymology of disseisin

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


First Known Use: 14th century


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disseisin

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

disseizin

\di-ˈsēz-ən\ play

Legal Definition of disseisin

  1. :  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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