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livery of seisin

liv·ery of seisin \ˈli-və-rē-\
  1. :  an ancient ceremony for conveyance of land by the symbolic transfer of a relevant item (as a key, twig, or turf) or by symbolic entry of the grantee —called also investiture — see also feoffment

Origin and Etymology of livery of seisin

livery delivery, handing over, from Anglo-French liveree, from Old French livré, from livrer to hand over, from Latin liberare to free

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to cast off or become cast off

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