saisine

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Apparently a feminine form of Old French seisin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

saisine f (plural saisines)

  1. (law) vesting of a court with a case
  2. (law, feudalism) seisin

Anagrams[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

saisine f (plural saisines)

  1. possession (act, instance of possessing)
    • circa 1369, Jean Froissart, Chroniques:
      [Ilz] prindrent la saisine du chastel
      [They] took possession of the castle

References[edit]

  • saisine on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330-1500) (in French)

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

saisine f (oblique plural saisines, nominative singular saisine, nominative plural saisines)

  1. seizure

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (saisine, supplement)

Scots[edit]

Noun[edit]

saisine (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of sasine