novel disseizin


Definition of novel disseizin

: an ancient remedy in English law, abolished in 1833, for the recovery of land from which the owner had been recently disseized

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History and Etymology for novel disseizin

Middle English, from Anglo-French novele disseisine

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“Novel disseizin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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