[ dis-seez ]
/ dɪsˈsiz /
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verb (used with object), dis·seised, dis·seis·ing.Law.
to deprive (a person) of seizin, or of the possession, of a freehold interest in land, especially wrongfully or by force; oust.
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Origin of disseise
OTHER WORDS FROM disseisedis·sei·sor, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for disseise
/ (dɪsˈsiːz) /
(tr) property law to deprive of seisin; wrongfully dispossess of a freehold interest in land
Derived forms of disseisedisseisor or disseizor, noun
Word Origin for disseise
C14: from Anglo-Norman desseisir, from dis- 1 + seize
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