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Dictionary Meaning Of Withernam



A second or reciprocal distress of other goods in lieu
of goods which were taken by a first distress and have been eloigned; a
taking by way of reprisal; -- chiefly used in the expression capias in
withernam, which is the name of a writ used in connection with the
action of replevin (sometimes called a writ of reprisal), which issues
to a defendant in replevin when he has obtained judgment for a return
of the chattels replevied, and fails to obtain them on the writ of
return.





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