re·​seize | \ "+ \

Definition of reseize

1 or reseise \ "+ \ : to put into possession or seizin again : reinvest with seisin used with of, in, and sometimes with
2 : to seize again or anew

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History and Etymology for reseize

Middle French resaisir, from Old French, from re- + saisir to seize

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“Reseize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Apr. 2020.

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