disseize

disseize

[dis-seez]
verb (used with object), disseized, disseizing. Law.
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; Middle English disseise < Anglo-French disseisir, equivalent to dis- dis-1 + seisir to seize

disseizor, noun
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disseise or disseize (dɪsˈsiːz)
 
vb
(tr) property law to deprive of seisin; wrongfully dispossess of a freehold interest in land
 
[C14: from Anglo-Norman desseisir, from dis-1 + seize]
 
disseize or disseize
 
vb
 
[C14: from Anglo-Norman desseisir, from dis-1 + seize]
 
dis'seisor or disseize
 
n
 
dis'seizor or disseize
 
n

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