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disseize

[dis-seez] /dɪsˈsiz/
verb (used with object), disseized, disseizing. Law.
1.
to deprive (a person) of seizin, or of the possession, of a freehold interest in land, especially wrongfully or by force; oust.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English disseise < Anglo-French disseisir, equivalent to dis- dis-1 + seisir to seize
Related forms
disseizor, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for disseize

disseise

/dɪsˈsiːz/
verb
1.
(transitive) (property law) to deprive of seisin; wrongfully dispossess of a freehold interest in land
Derived Forms
disseisor, disseizor, noun
Word Origin
C14: from Anglo-Norman desseisir, from dis-1 + seize
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