disseize(redirected from disseizing)
dis·seizealso dis·seise (dĭs-sēz′)
tr.v. dis·seized, dis·seiz·ing, dis·seiz·es also dis·seised or dis·seis·ing 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.]
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v.t. -seized, -seiz•ing.
to deprive (a person) of the possession of land, esp. wrongfully or by force.
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Past participle: disseized
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