Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. estraite, prop., an extract, fr. p. p. of estraire, to extract, F. extraire, fr. L.extrahere,. See Extract
He gave his son Horace two posts, as Clerk of the Estreats and Comptroller of the Pipe, when the boy was still an infant.
"The Mother of Parliaments" by Harry Graham
Once the Crown applies for bail to be forfeited , an "estreatment" hearing is held, which can include evidence as to why the prosecution believes the bail should be turned over to the government.