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DE AVERIIS CAPTIS IN WITHER NAMIUM Definition & Legal Meaning

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Writ for taking cattle in withernam. A writ which lay where the sheriff returned to a plurics writ of replevin that the cattle or goods, etc., were eloinetl, etc.; by which he was commanded to take the cattle of the defendant in withernam, (or reprisal,) and detain them until he could replevy the other cattle. Reg. Orig. 82; Fitzh. Nat. Brev. 73, E. F. See WITHERNAM.

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