disseise

disseize

/ (dɪsˈsiːz) /

verb

(tr) property law to deprive of seisin; wrongfully dispossess of a freehold interest in land

Nearby words

  1. dissected,
  2. dissecting aneurysm,
  3. dissecting cellulitis,
  4. dissection,
  5. dissection tubercle,
  6. disseisin,
  7. disseize,
  8. disseizee,
  9. disseizin,
  10. disselboom

Derived Formsdisseisor or disseizor, noun

Word Origin for disseise

C14: from Anglo-Norman desseisir, from dis- 1 + seize

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