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replevy

[ ri-plev-ee ]
/ r瑟藞pl蓻v i /
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verb (used with object), re路plev路ied, re路plev路y路ing.
to recover possession of by replevin.
verb (used without object), re路plev路ied, re路plev路y路ing.
to take possession of goods or chattels under a replevin order.
noun, plural re路plev路ies.
a seizure in replevin.
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Origin of replevy

1425鈥75; late Middle English <Middle French replevir;see replevin
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British Dictionary definitions for replevy

replevy
/ (r瑟藞pl蓻v瑟) law /

verb -plevies, -plevying or -plevied (tr)
to recover possession of (goods) by replevin
noun plural -plevies
another word for replevin

Derived forms of replevy

repleviable or replevisable, adjective

Word Origin for replevy

C15: from Old French replevir; see replevin
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