writ of extent

noun English Law.

Nearby words

  1. writ of assistance,
  2. writ of certiorari,
  3. writ of election,
  4. writ of error,
  5. writ of execution,
  6. writ of prohibition,
  7. writ of right,
  8. writ of summons,
  9. writable,
  10. write

Origin of writ of extent

First recorded in 1860–65

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