- Chiefly Law. seize.
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Examples from the Web for seised
I ha' done a piece of work for which I am to be seised of seven farms in Kent land.Privy Seal
Ford Madox Ford
And in that land he would die, as seised to leave it to us, his children.Early Travels in Palestine
Arculf et al.
And in that land he would die, as seised, to leave it to us, his children.The Travels of Sir John Mandeville
The description of him as seised in fee simple is a touch of genius.
And thus by consideration of her court she seised her land and holds it.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed.
S. A. Reilly
- to put into legal possession of (property, etc)
variant of seize
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