What is DECEM TALES?

(Ten such; or ten tales, jurors.) In practice. The name of a writ
which issues in England, where, on a trial at bar, ten jurors are necessary to make up a
full panel, commanding the sheriff to summon the requisite number. 3 Bl. Comm. 364;
Reg. Jud. 30b ? 3 Steph. Comm. 602.

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