- In <em>law</em>: Originally, the completion of the ceremony of feudal investiture, by which the tenant was admitted into his freehold.
- Hence— Possession as of freehold—that is, the possession which a freeholder could assert and maintain by appeal to law.
- Possession of land actual or constructive under rightful title.
- The thing possessed.
- (<em>e</em> ) Ownership and possession of chattels.
- Possession; possession of an estate of froehold. It may be either in <ex>deed</ex> or in <ex>law</ex>; 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 <ex>seizin</ex> means merely <ex>ownership</ex>.
- The act of taking possession.
- The thing possessed; property.
- See Note under <er>Livery</er>, 1.
- Alternative form of <xref>seisin</xref>.