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.
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