seizin var of seisin

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

Ownership of real estate; in the old sense of the term, both ownership and possession. This term is not used in modern real estate transactions, but appears in some old deeds.
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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  • Seizin — Sei zin, n. [F. saisine. See {Seize}.] 1. (Law) Possession; possession of an estate of froehold. It may be either in deed or in law; the former when there is actual possession, the latter when there is a right to such possession by construction… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seizin — seizin; dis·seizin; …   English syllables

  • seizin — [sē′zin] n. [ME seisine < OFr saisine < saisir: see SEIZE] Law legal possession, esp. of a freehold state …   English World dictionary

  • seizin — noun see seisin …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • seizin — /see zin/, n. Law. 1. (originally) possession of either land or chattel. 2. the kind of possession or right to possession characteristic of estates of freehold. Also, seisin. [1250 1300; ME < OF saisine, equiv. to sais(ir) to SEIZE + ine INE2] *… …   Universalium

  • seizin — sei·zin || sɪːzɪn n. possession, ownership; ownership of a freehold estate (Law) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • seizin — noun variant spelling of seisin …   English new terms dictionary

  • seizin — sei•zin [[t]ˈsi zɪn[/t]] n. seisin …   From formal English to slang

  • seizin — /ˈsizən/ (say seezuhn) noun → seisin …   Australian-English dictionary

  • seizin —   see seisin …   Dictionary of difficult words

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