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disseizin

[dis-see-zin]
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noun Law.
  1. the act of disseizing.
  2. the state of being disseized.
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Origin of disseizin

1250–1300; Middle English disseisine < Anglo-French. See dis-1, seizin
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Historical Examples

  • Why should the disseizin of his soul have seemed shameful to him?

    Zuleika Dobson

    Max Beerbohm

  • Nothing short of a direct prohibition can work a disseizin of rights that are fundamental.