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DISTRESS WARRANT Definition & Legal Meaning

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Definition & Citations:

A writ authorizing an officer to made a distraint; particularly, awrit authorizing the levy of a distress on the chattels of a tenant for non-payment ofrent. Bailey ville v. Lowell, 20 Me. 1S1; Bagwell v. Jamison. Clieves (S. C.) 252.

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