A return sometimes made by sheriffs or constables to a writ of execution; but it is not a technical formula, and is condemned by the courts as ambigu- ous and insufficient. See Martin v. Martin, 50 N. C. 340; Langford v. Few, 140 Mo. 142, 47 S. W. 927, 09 Am. St. Rep. 606; Merrick v. Carter, 205 111. 73, 68 N. E. 750.

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