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Meaning of seisin by Wiktionary Dictionary



    Middle English seysen, from Old French seisin, from the verb seisir, from Vulgar Latin *saciƍ, from the same Proto-Indo-European root as Gothic ������������ ( satjan ) and Old English settan. More at seize .


    seisin ( plural: seisins )

    1. ( law, common law, historical ) A feudal term for an entitlement to a freehold estate with a right to immediate possession; still used in technical discussions of real property law today .

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Definition of seisin by GCIDE Dictionary


  1. Seisin n. See Seizin. Spenser.