fieri facias


fi·eri fa·cias

noun \ˌfī-(ə-)rē-ˈfā-sh(ē-)əs\

Definition of FIERI FACIAS

:  a writ authorizing the sheriff to obtain satisfaction of a judgment in debt or damages from the goods and chattels of the defendant

Origin of FIERI FACIAS

Latin, cause (it) to be done
First Known Use: 15th century

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