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 to place the court seal on an exception taken to a ruling.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Writ for putting a seal to an exception. A writ by which justices were formerly commanded to put their scals to exceptions taken by a party in a suit. Reg. Orig. 182.