To back a warrant

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To back a warrant (Law) is for a justice of the peace, in the county where the warrant is to be executed, to sign or indorse a warrant, issued in another county, to apprehend an offender.
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Usage

In literature:

But let us gang reasonably to wark and keep our tryst, and I'se warrant we get back Grace, and the kye an' a'.
"The Black Dwarf" by Sir Walter Scott
Get hold of the United States Commissioner and get a John Doe warrant and go back to the hotel with it and wait for me.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930" by Various
There was a slight set-back the next morning, which the Squire took more to heart than seemed warranted.
"The Honour of the Clintons" by Archibald Marshall
I warrant he will allow a man upon his back after this, nor will he seek to dislodge him either.
"Ladies on Horseback" by Nannie Lambert
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In news:

On January 21, Oveysi went back to the same bank and withdrew $8,000 in cash and got a $250 cashier's check, according to the search warrant.
) Gunplay has turned himself in to the Miami-Dade county Police Department, for a warrant he got back in May stemming from an unknown (to us) robbery and assault.
LOS ANGELES — A court date has been set to determine whether or not a man suspected of stabbing three homeless people in the back and leaving behind "death warrants" is mentally fit to stand trial.
After turning himself in a couple weeks back for an arrest warrant stemming from May, Gunplay has been released from prison on a $150k bond, and sentenced to house arrest for an undetermined amount of time.
While it's always best to have a piece of paper to back you up in court, sometimes shortcuts are OK. You have to reign in your natural hunter's instinct and take the time to get a search warrant .
While it's always best to have a piece of paper to back you up in court, sometimes shortcuts are OK. You have to reign in your natural hunter's instinct and take the time to get a search warrant.
I've been back in Anderson County for a little over three weeks now, and a few things have happened that don't necessarily warrant a column on their own, but still deserve to be mentioned in a combined effort.
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