Disseizing
Disseize Dis*seize", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disseized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disseizing}.] [Pref. dis- + seize: cf. F. dessaisir.] (Law) To deprive of seizin or possession; to dispossess or oust wrongfully (one in freehold possession of land); -- followed by of; as, to disseize a tenant of his freehold. [Written also {disseise}.] [1913 Webster]

Which savage beasts strive as eagerly to keep and hold those golden mines, as the Arimaspians to disseize them thereof. --Holland. [1913 Webster]


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  • disseizing — v. wrongfully seize property by force, dispossess …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disseise — Disseize Dis*seize , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disseized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disseizing}.] [Pref. dis + seize: cf. F. dessaisir.] (Law) To deprive of seizin or possession; to dispossess or oust wrongfully (one in freehold possession of land); followed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disseisin — Disseizin Dis*sei zin, n. [OF. dessaisine.] (Law) The act of disseizing; an unlawful dispossessing and ouster of a person actually seized of the freehold. [Written also {disseisin}.] Blackstone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disseize — Dis*seize , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disseized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disseizing}.] [Pref. dis + seize: cf. F. dessaisir.] (Law) To deprive of seizin or possession; to dispossess or oust wrongfully (one in freehold possession of land); followed by of; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disseized — Disseize Dis*seize , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disseized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disseizing}.] [Pref. dis + seize: cf. F. dessaisir.] (Law) To deprive of seizin or possession; to dispossess or oust wrongfully (one in freehold possession of land); followed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disseizin — Dis*sei zin, n. [OF. dessaisine.] (Law) The act of disseizing; an unlawful dispossessing and ouster of a person actually seized of the freehold. [Written also {disseisin}.] Blackstone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disseise — or disseize transitive verb (disseised or disseized; disseising or disseizing) Etymology: Middle English disseisen, from Anglo French disseisir, dis + seisir to put in possession of more at seize Date: 14th century to deprive …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • disseize — disseizor, n. /dis seez /, v.t., disseized, disseizing. Law. to deprive (a person) of seizin, or of the possession, of a freehold interest in land, esp. wrongfully or by force; oust. [1250 1300; ME disseise < AF disseisir, equiv. to dis DIS 1 +… …   Universalium

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