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noun Chiefly Law.
  1. seizing.
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verb (used with or without object), seised, seis·ing.
  1. Chiefly Law. seize.
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Related formsseis·a·ble, adjectiveseis·er, noun
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Examples from the Web for seising

Historical Examples

  • Still employed by the seising crew which was in Magee, Miss.

    Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

British Dictionary definitions for seising


US seize

  1. to put into legal possession of (property, etc)
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Derived Formsseisable, adjectiveseiser, noun

Word Origin

variant of seize
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