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withernam

Withernam is a 9 letter word which starts with the letter W and ends with the letter M for which we found 1 definitions.

Definition
(n.) 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 reprisal; -- chiefly used in the expression capias in withernam which is the name of a writ used in connection with the action of replevin (sometimes called a writ of reprisal) which issues to a defendant in replevin when he has obtained judgment for a return of the chattels replevied and fails to obtain them on the writ of return.

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