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dis·seize also dis·seise (dĭs-sēz′)
or dis·seis·es Law
To remove (a party) wrongly from real property that is lawfully possessed.
[Middle English disseisen, from Anglo-Norman disseisir, variant of Old French dessaisir : des-, dis- + saisir, to seize; see seize.]
disseise (dɪsˈsiːz) or
(Law) (tr) property law to deprive of seisin; wrongfully dispossess of a freehold interest in land
[C14: from Anglo-Norman desseisir, from dis-1 + seize]
disˈseisor, disˈseizor n
Past participle: disseised
References in periodicals archive
1994) ("However, a disseisor
who enters under 'color of title' and demonstrates actual possession .
15) Title was also defeasible because even if seisin was wrongfully taken by a disseisor
, they had good title against all except the disseisee and their successors in title.
L A N T E R N A R O Lanternaro, OED lantern 8, 1598 quote E N G E N D E R E R engenderer, OED D I S S E I S O R S disseisor
, OED, plural in various quotes elsewhere.