Pos*sess"o*ry (?), a. [L. possessorius: cf. F. possessoire.]

Of or pertaining to possession, either as a fact or a right; of the nature of possession; as, a possessory interest; a possessory lord.

Possessory action or suit Law, an action to regain or obtain possession of something. See under Petitory.

 

© Webster 1913.

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