fugae warrant

noun fu·gae warrant \ˈf(y)ü(ˌ)jē-\
variants: less commonly

fugie warrant


Definition of fugae warrant

Scots law

  1. :  a warrant to attach an absconding debtor

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Origin and Etymology of fugae warrant

fugae probably alteration (influenced by Latin fugae of running away—in the Scots law phrase used in reference to an absconding debtor New Latin in meditatione fugae in contemplation of running away—genitive of fuga flight, running away) of fugie, probably by shortening & alteration from 2fugitive

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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