Fugie-warrant

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Fugie-warrant a warrant to apprehend a debtor about to abscond, prob. from the phrase in meditatione fugæ
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. fugitivus, fugĕre, to flee.

Usage

In literature:

Is't here they sell the fugie warrants?
"Red Gauntlet" by Sir Walter Scott
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