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 of extent.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Lat. You. cause to be extended. In English practice. The name of a writ of execution, (derived from its two emphatic words;) more commonly called an "extent" 2 Tidd, Pr. 1048; 4 Steph. Co.min. 48.