Definition of Seisure
1. seizure [n -S] - See also: seizure
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Literary usage of Seisure
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treatise on Copyholds: Customary Freeholds, Ancient Demesne, and the by John Scriven (1833)
"It'was, however, considered by Mr. Justice Bayley, in the above case of Doe & Trueman, that the seisure quousque is rather in the nature of process at the ..."
2. A General Abridgment and Digest of American Law: With Occasional Notes and by Nathan Dane (1824)
"... entry or seisure; and when no man is in possession, it shall be adjudged to the king according to his title. 3. Shews where one may not traverse, ..."
3. A Digest of the Laws of England by Anthony Hammond, John Comyns (1826)
"1 Wils. 176.] Vide more concerning Seisin, in Pleader, (C 33.—E. 22.) PRIMER SEISIN. Vide PREROGATIVE, (D 59.) seisure. Vide COPYHOLD, (H 7.—К 20, 21. 25. ..."
4. Speech of Robert Goodloe Harper, Esq., at the Celebration of the Recent by Robert Goodloe Harper (1814)
"All vessels and their cargoes engaged in such a trade were declared liable to seisure. Those trading between the French colonies and the United States were ..."
5. The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England: Or, A Commentary by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham, Thomas Day (1812)
"... acquire any goods or chattels, the propertie of them is in the king before any seisure or office; and it is well said of an ancient author, [if] M roy, ..."
6. A Concise Treatise on the Law of Copyhold Property: With Reference to the by Henry Stalman (1837)
"Of the Proclamation by the Lord, and seisure quousque : herein as to the necessity of Three Proclamations, and of Notice to the Heir. ..."
7. The Doctor and Student: Or, Dialogues Between a Doctor of Divinity and a by Christopher Saint German, William Muchall (1874)
"Also, if the lord seise part of the goods of his villain in the name of all the goods that the villain hath or shall hereafter have, that seisure is good ..."