fieri facias

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fieri facias a writ ordering a levy on the belongings of a debtor to satisfy the debt
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Fieri facias (Law) 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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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., cause it to be done