habere facias possessionem

noun (1)
ha·​be·​re fa·​ci·​as pos·​ses·​si·​o·​nem | \ həˈbirēˈfāshēəspəˌzesēˈōˌnem\

Definition of habere facias possessionem

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a writ of execution in ejectment originally in England in cases of chattels real

habere facias seisinam

noun (2)
habere facias sei·​si·​nam | \ -ˈsēzəˌnam\

Definition of habere facias seisinam (Entry 2 of 2)

: a common-law writ formerly used in real actions to recover seisin

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History and Etymology for habere facias possessionem

Noun (1)

Medieval Latin, you should cause to have possession (the opening words of the writ)

Noun (2)

Medieval Latin, you should cause to have seisin

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