jus·ti·ci·es | \ ˌjəˈstishēˌēz\
Definition of justicies
: a writ addressed to a sheriff ordering him to do justice in a case (as trespass, vi et armis, or personal action involving not more than 40 shillings) he otherwise could not try
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something valued as if it were money
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