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- The response of a sheriff on a writ, when the defendant is not found in his county.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- The return of a sheriff on a writ, when the defendant is not found in his county.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In law, the answer made by the sheriff in the return of the writ when the defendant is not to be found in his bailiwick.
Latin, he is not found. (Wiktionary)
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