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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A writ issued in the third place, after two former writs have been disregarded.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A writ issued in the third place, after two former writs have been disregarded.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In law, a writ that issues in the third instance, after the first and the alias have been ineffectual.

Etymologies

So called from Latin pluries many times, often, which occurs in the first clause. (Wiktionary)

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