replevy


1re·plevy

noun \ri-ˈple-vē\
plural re·plev·ies

Definition of REPLEVY

:  replevin

Origin of REPLEVY

Middle English, from Anglo-French replevir, verb
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with REPLEVY

2replevy

verb
re·plev·iedre·plevy·ing

Definition of REPLEVY

transitive verb
:  to take or get back by a writ for replevin
re·plevi·able \-vē-ə-bəl\ adjective

First Known Use of REPLEVY

1596

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