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

    An old writ used in outlawry proceedings.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In old English practice. In proceedings in outlawry, when there were but two county courts holden between the delivery of the writ of exigi facias to the sheriff and its return, a special exigi facias, with an allocato comitatu lssued to the sheriff in order to complete the proceedings. See Exigent.