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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In law, the defendant in replevin, who avows the distress of the goods, and justifies the taking.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Law) The defendant in replevin, who avows the distress of the goods, and justifies the taking.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun law The defendant in replevin, who avows the distress of the goods, and justifies the taking.

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