Reseize Re*seize" (r?-s?z"), v. t. [Pref. re- + seize: cf. F. ressaisir.] 1. To seize again, or a second time. [1913 Webster]

2. To put in possession again; to reinstate. [1913 Webster]

And then therein [in his kingdom] reseized was again. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

3. (Law) To take possession of, as lands and tenements which have been disseized. [1913 Webster]

The sheriff is commanded to reseize the land and all the chattels thereon, and keep the same in his custody till the arrival of the justices of assize. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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