Disseizin meaning

dĭs-sēzĭn
Wrongful removal of a person from real property that is lawfully possessed.
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(law) A disseizing or being disseized; unlawful dispossession from real property.
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(law) The act of disseizing; an unlawful dispossessing and ouster of a person actually seized of the freehold.

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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.

    From Wiktionary