Definition for seisin (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for seisin
In the earlier legal social control the all-important thing is seisin, or possession.An Introduction to the Philosophy of Law|Roscoe Pound
Was perfected the sealing, livery, and seisin of my purchase of Sayes Court.The Diary of John Evelyn (Vol 1 of 2)|John Evelyn
Against which assize Hugh said that he had that seisin by judgment of his court for the default of the same Ralf.
After judgment and the awarding of the writ of seisin, but before its execution, Edward died.
The covenant for seisin was an assurance to the grantee that the grantor had the estate which he purported to convey.