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CEPIT Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

In civil practice. He took. This was the characteristic word employed in (Latin) writs of trespass for goods taken, and in declarations in trespass and replevin. Replevin in the ecpit is a form of replevin which is brought for carrying away goods merely. Wells, Repl.


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