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DISTRINGAS NUPER VICE COMITEM Definition & Legal Meaning

Law dictionary entry - legal definition of embargo

Definition & Citations:

A writ to distrain the goods of one wholately filled the office of sheriff, to compel him to do some act which he ought to havedone before leaving the office; as to bring in the body of a defendant, or to sell goodsattached under a fi. fa.

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