disseizin


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dis·sei·zin

or dis·sei·sin  (dĭs-sē′zĭn)
n. Law
Wrongful removal of a person from real property that is lawfully possessed.

[Middle English disseisine, from Anglo-Norman, variant of Old French dessaisine : des-, dis- + seisine, seisin; see seisin.]

dis•sei•zin

(dɪsˈsi zɪn)

n.
the act of disseizing or the state of being disseized.
[1250–1300; Middle English disseisine < Anglo-French. See dis-1, seisin]

disseizin, disseisin

the process of wrongfully or unlawfully dispossessing a person of his rightful real property.
See also: Crime
the process of wrongfully or unlawfully dispossessing a person of his rightful real property; deprivation of seizin.
See also: Property and Ownership