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Meaning of FIERI FACIAS

Pronunciation:  'fIu`rI'feyshee`as

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a writ ordering a levy on the belongings of a debtor to satisfy the debt
 
 See Also: judicial writ, writ

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fi"e*ri fa"ci*as\ [L., cause it to be done.] (Law)
A judicial writ that lies for one who has recovered in debt
or damages, commanding the sheriff that he cause to be made
of the goods, chattels, or real estate of the defendant, the
sum claimed. --Blackstone. Cowell.

 

 

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