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 admonition in a writ cautioning the sheriff to use diligence.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In old practice. A clause sometimes added at the end of write, admonishing the sheriff to be faithful in executing them. Bract fol. 398.