sasine

noun
sa·​sine | \ˈsāsə̇n\
plural -s

Definition of sasine 

1 Scots law : the seisin or possession of feudal property also : the formality by which it is acquired by the tenant

2 : the instrument or deed by which the transfer of feudal property is proved

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alteration of seisin

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