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 send the record and process to a higher court.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Writ to send the record and process of a cause to a superior court; a species of writ of error. Reg. Orig. 209.