"fieri facias" Definition

  1. A judicial writ that lies for one who has recovered in debt or damages, commanding the sheriff that he cause to be made of the goods, chattels, or real estate of the defendant, the sum claimed.

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Position in dictionary: 37619 of 111710 words.
Word Type: ,
Words that start with "fieri facias": 1
Words that end with "fieri facias": 1
Words that contain "fieri facias": 1
Next words in dictionary: fieriness, fiery, fife, fifed, fifer
Previous words in dictionary: fierce, fierasfer, fiendly, fiendlike, fiendish

English Dictionary Definition of fieri facias

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