Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    A writ directed to the coroners to compel a sheriff to make return of a writ.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Lat. (You go to the sheriff.) A writ formerly directed to the coroners of a county in England, commanding them to go to the sheriff, where the latter had suppressed and neglected to return a writ of pone, and to deliver a writ to him requiring him to return it. Reg. Orig. 83. See Pone.