Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of seisin.

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Examples

  • It so multiplied and improved that the sales, seisins, purchases, and other things were worth double what the King got from them formerly.

    The Memoirs of the Lord of Joinville

  • Tom, however, was so transported with his subject, that he took no notice of poor Dolly's mistake, but proceeded in his harangue upon the different kinds of tails, remainders, and seisins, when he was interrupted by a noise that alarmed the whole company.

    The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves

  • Tom, however, was so transported with his subject, that he took no notice of poor Dolly’s mistake, but proceeded in his harangue upon the different kinds of tails, remainders, and seisins, when he was interrupted by a noise that alarmed the whole company.

    The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves

  • Their critical spirit was shown by their repeated rejection of the Statutes of Wills and Uses designed by Henry to protect from evasion his feudal rights, such as reliefs and primer seisins. [

    Henry VIII.

  • She replied, "And what hath the Caliph left us of livelihood and so forth when he marauded our mansion and seized all our seisins?

    Arabian nights. English

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