/ (ˈsesɪn, ˈseɪ-) /
Scots law the granting of legal possession of feudal property
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Word Origin for sasine
C17: Scots variant of seisin
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Example sentences from the Web for sasine
Sasine, a mode of investiture in lands, according to ancient Scottish law.St. Ronan's Well|Sir Walter Scott
To obviate this difficulty, the Scots Act 1449, c. 18, made possession of the subjects of the lease equivalent to sasine.