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 of law. In some of the United States seizin means merely ownership. Burrill.
2. The act of taking possession.
3. The thing possessed; property.
Sir M. Halle.
Commonly spelt by writers on law seisin.
Livery of seizin.
(Eng. Law) See Note under Livery, 1.
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