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sasine

/ ˈseɪ-; ˈsesɪn /

noun

  1. Scots law the granting of legal possession of feudal property


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Word History and Origins

Origin of sasine1

C17: Scots variant of seisin

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Example Sentences

To obviate this difficulty, the Scots Act 1449, c. 18, made possession of the subjects of the lease equivalent to sasine.

Bailie to give sasine was the person who appeared for the superior at the ceremony of giving sasine.

Sasine, a mode of investiture in lands, according to ancient Scottish law.

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