capias

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ca·pi·as

noun \ˈkā-pē-əs\

Definition of CAPIAS

:  an arrest warrant

Origin of CAPIAS

Middle English, from Latin, literally, you should seize, from capere to take — more at heave
First Known Use: 15th century

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