venire facias

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ve·ni·re fa·ci·as

noun \-ˌnī-rē-ˈfā-shē-əs\

Definition of VENIRE FACIAS

:  a judicial writ directing the sheriff to summon a specified number of qualified persons to serve as jurors

Origin of VENIRE FACIAS

Middle English, from Medieval Latin, you should cause to come
First Known Use: 15th century

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