Replevied
Replevy Re*plev"y (-?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Replevied} (-?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Replevying}.] [OF. replevir, LL. replevire. See {Pledge}, {Replevin}.] 1. (Law) To take or get back, by a writ for that purpose (goods and chattels wrongfully taken or detained), upon giving security to try the right to them in a suit at law, and, if that should be determined against the plaintiff, to return the property replevied. [1913 Webster]

2. (Old Eng. Law) To bail. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • replevied — index attached (seized) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • replevied — rɪ plevɪ v. retake possession of confiscated property by replevin (Law) n. order of release; release of confiscated goods (Law) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Replevy — Re*plev y ( ?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Replevied} ( ?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Replevying}.] [OF. replevir, LL. replevire. See {Pledge}, {Replevin}.] 1. (Law) To take or get back, by a writ for that purpose (goods and chattels wrongfully taken or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Replevying — Replevy Re*plev y ( ?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Replevied} ( ?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Replevying}.] [OF. replevir, LL. replevire. See {Pledge}, {Replevin}.] 1. (Law) To take or get back, by a writ for that purpose (goods and chattels wrongfully taken… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Irrepleviable — Ir re*plev i*a*ble, Irreplevisable Ir re*plev i*sa*ble, a. (Law) Not capable of being replevied. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Irreplevisable — Irrepleviable Ir re*plev i*a*ble, Irreplevisable Ir re*plev i*sa*ble, a. (Law) Not capable of being replevied. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Repleviable — Re*plev i*a*ble (r? pl?v ? ? b l), a. [See {Replevy}.] (Law) Capable of being replevied. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Replevin — Re*plev in ( ?n), n. [LL. replevina. See {Replevy}, and cf. {Plevin}.] 1. (Law) A personal action which lies to recover possession of goods and chattle wrongfully taken or detained. Originally, it was a remedy peculiar to cases for wrongful… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Withernam — With er*nam, n. [AS. wi[eth]ern[=a]m; wi[eth]er against + n[=a]m a seizure, fr. niman to take.] (Law) A second or reciprocal distress of other goods in lieu of goods which were taken by a first distress and have been eloigned; a taking by way of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • replevin — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from replevir to give security, from re + plevir to pledge, from Late Latin *plebere more at pledge Date: 15th century 1. the recovery by a person of goods or chattels claimed to be wrongfully …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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