Wrongful removal of a person from real property that is lawfully possessed.
(law) A disseizing or being disseized; unlawful dispossession from real property.
Origin of disseizin
- Middle English disseisine from Anglo-Norman variant of Old French dessaisine des- dis- seisine seisin seisin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Old French dessaisine.