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- n. A writ.
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- n. A writ. See detinue.
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The effects of neutrals found in an enemy's ship, are to be restored to the owners, against whom there is no right of confiscation, -- but without allowance for detainder, decay, &c. Neutrals voluntarily expose themselves to these accidents by embarking their goods in a hostile ship. [