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Writ of mainprize. A writ for main. Writ of restitution. A writ for the prize. See Mainprize.
restitution of property on the reWrit of mandamus. See Mandamus.
versal of a judgment. See, also,
Restitution. Writ of mandate. Same as Writ of
Writ of review. A štatutory writ to mandamus,
correct errors in judgments renWrit of mesne. A writ for a ten dered on verdicts. See 7 Mass.
ant paravail against a mesne lord for permitting a distress to be
Writ of right. A real action which levied by the lord paramount for
lay to recover lands in fee simple the mesne lord's default, to the
unjustly withheld from the owner, damage of the plaintiff.
for a less period than 60 years. Writ of monstraverunt. A writ for
See 50 Am, Dec. 172, note. a tenant who was distrained for duties or services which were not
Writ of scire facias. See Scire incumbent upon him.
facias. Writ of ne exeat. See Ne exeat. Writ of sequestration. See Seques
tration. Writ of .partition. See- Partition.
Writ of subpoena. See Subpoena. Writ of pone. See Pone per vadium, etc.
Writ of summons. See Summons. Writ of possession. A writ to en
Writ of supersedeas. See Superseforce a judgment which entitled
deas. the plaintiff to possession of land.
Writ of tolt. See Tolt. Writ of praecipe. See Praecipe. Writ of venditioni exponas. A writ Writ of prevention. A writ to pro to compel a sheriff, when guilty of hibit the bringing of a suit.
laches, to sell property after the · Writ of privilege. A writ for the return day of a fieri facias where release of a member of parlia
he has levied on the property bement arrested on civil process.
fore that time. See 76 Am. Dec. Writ of proclamation. A writ com
83, note. manding the sheriff to post no Writ of waste. A writ against a tices of intention to adjudge one tenant who committed waste. an outlaw. See 3 Bl. Comm. 284.
Writ, Original. See Original writ. Writ of prohibition. See Prohibi.
Writing. The expression of ideas tion.
by visible letters made on paper Writ of protection. A writ for the
or parchment. See 84 Pa. St. 510, release of one in the queen's ser 24 Am. Rep. 227. Held to include
vice arrested on civil process. a received telegram. See 56 Iowa, Writ of quare impedit. See Quare 588, 41 Am. Rep. 121, 9 N. W. 894, impedit.
Writing obligatory. A bond. Writ of quo warranto. See Quo Written law. Statute law. See 1 warranto.
Bl. Comm. 62. Writ of quod permittat prosternere. Wrong. A tort; an injury; the vio
See Quod permittat prosternere. lation of a legal right. Writ of recaption. See Recaption. Wyte. Immunity from amercement. Writ of replevin. See Replevin. See Amercement.
Year-books. The first of the Eng. Years, Estate for. See Estate for.
lish reports, beginning with Ed- years. ward II.
Yield. To perform, as services inci. Year, day and waste. The king's dent to tenure.
prerogative of taking the profits York, Custom of. The rule of defor a year and a day of the lands scent peculiar to York whereby of one attainted and of commit
the estate of an intestate was ting waste thereon.
divided in thirds between the Year to year, Estate from. See Es widow, the children and the adtate from year to year.
ministrator. See 2 Bl. Comm. 518. 531