livery of seizin

Definition of livery of seizin

English law
: a now disused ceremony for conveyance of land by the symbolic transfer of a key, twig, or turf or by symbolic entry of the grantee

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“Livery of seizin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/livery%20of%20seizin. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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