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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


seized
Having ownership and possession of something. This term is not used much these days, but it may turn up in an old will ("I leave all the property of which I die seized as follows:....") or other document. Also spelled "seised."
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Wills

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

seized
   (seised)
n.
   1) having ownership, commonly used in wills as "I give all the property of which I die seized as follows::."
   2) having taken possession of evidence for use in a criminal prosecution.
   3) having taken property or a person by force.
   See also: seisin, seizure

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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