Seizure

Sei"zure

(?), n. 1. The act of seizing, or the state of being seized; sudden and violent grasp or gripe; a taking into possession; as, the seizure of a thief, a property, a throne, etc.
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2. Retention within one's grasp or power; hold; possession; ownership.
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Make o'er thy honor by a deed of trust,
And give me seizure of the mighty wealth.
Dryden.
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3. That which is seized, or taken possession of; a thing laid hold of, or possessed.
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Se"jant

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Se"jeant

} (?), a. [F. sant, p. pr. of seoir to sit, L. sedere.] (Her.) Sitting, as a lion or other beast.
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Sejant rampant, sitting with the forefeet lifted up. Wright.
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