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  • n. A writ of execution at common law.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A writ of execution at common law.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In law, a writ of execution issued to the sheriff, commanding him to levy the amount of a judgment out of the goods, etc., of the debtor.

Etymologies

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Latin, "cause to be levied".

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