seisin

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seisin

The possession of real property by one who claims to own a freehold interest, which is generally everything except a leasehold interest.

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"We hope to get to the stage where individuals come in or go online and trace histories - from sasines up to modern aerial photography.
Sheenagh explained: "Sasine is an old Scottish word for seize.
Isla's property had been owned by the same person for more than 50 years and the title deeds were still registered on an old system - the Register of Sasines.