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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A writ commissioning an appellate court to review the proceedings of another court and correct the judgment given if deemed necessary.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a judicial writ from an appellate court ordering the court of record to produce the records of trial

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