disseisin

[ dis-see-zin ]
/ dɪsˈsi zɪn /

noun Law.

the act of disseising.
the state of being disseized.

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Origin of disseisin

First recorded in1250–1300; Middle English disseisine, from Anglo-French; see dis-1, seisin
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disseisin

disseizin

/ (dɪsˈsiːzɪn) /

noun

the act of disseising or state of being disseised

Word Origin for disseisin

C14: from Old French dessaisine; see dis- 1, seisin
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