Definition of Disseizin

1. n. The act of disseizing; an unlawful dispossessing and ouster of a person actually seized of the freehold.



Definition of Disseizin

1. Noun. (legal) The act of disseizing; an unlawful dispossessing and ouster of a person actually seized of the freehold. ¹

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Definition of Disseizin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disseizin

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disseizin (current term)
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Literary usage of Disseizin

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1. A General Abridgment and Digest of American Law: With Occasional Notes and by Nathan Dane (1824)
"104. ing possession under a judgment in ejectment be a disseizin Art. 3. of ... Horde " Every disseizin is a trespass, but every trespass is not a Cowp 693. ..."

2. A Treatise on the Action of Ejectment and Concurrent Remedies for the by Martin L. Newell (1892)
"The term disseizin denotes the privation of seizin. It takes the seizin or estate from one man and places it in another. It is an ouster of the rightful ..."

3. History of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1899)
"three centuries that the house of Plantagenet sat co tbe ti disseizin, or forcible dispossession of freeholds, makes one at the most considerable articles ..."

4. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1838)
"disseizin, or DISSEISIN, is the dispossessing one of a freehold estate, or interrupting his seizin. Under the feudal law, . when a vassal was admitted to an ..."

5. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, Connecticut Council, James Hammond Trumbull, Connecticut Council of Safety, Charles Jeremy Hoadly (1885)
"... and meant to be conveyed, and that the judgment in said action of disseizin recovered by the present ..."

6. Digest of the Decisions of the Courts of Common Law and Admiralty in the by Theron Metcalf, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins, George Ticknor Curtis (1863)
"The mere enjoyment of an easement, being the exercise of a right, cannot amount to a disseizin of the owner of the land to which the easement is annexed. ..."

7. A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of the Action of Ejectment and by George William Warvelle (1905)
"disseizin of Plaintiff.—To authorize the institution of an action of ejectment ... The old writers distinguished between a disseizin and a dispossession, ..."

8. Commentaries on the Law of Contracts: Being a Consideration of the Nature ...by William Frederick Elliott by William Frederick Elliott (1913)
"The possession of the mortgagor being the possession of the mortgagee, it follows that the disseizin of the mortgagor is the ..."

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