Lat. In American practice. A writ similar to that of ne exeat regno, (q. v..) available to the plaintiff in a civil suit, under some circum- stances, when the defendant is about to leave the state. See Dean v. Smith, 23 Wis. 483, 99 Am. Dec. 198; Adams v. Whitcomb, 46 Vt 712; Cable v. Alvord, 27 Ohio St. 664.