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estreat

noun es·treat \ ə̇ˈstrēt , eˈ- \

Definition of estreat

plural -s
: a true copy, duplicate, or extract of an original writing or record (as of an amercement)

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Origin and Etymology of estreat

Middle English estrete, from Anglo-French, from Old French estraite, feminine of estrait, past participle of estraire to extract, from Latin extrahere


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estreat

transitive verb \ " \

Definition of estreat

-ed/-ing/-s
1 : to extract from the records of a court so as to enforce or prosecute
2 : to exact or take by means of a levy or fine

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