manucaption

noun
man·u·cap·tion | \ˌmanyəˈkapshən\

Definition of manucaption 

1 : mainprise

2 : a writ for the production in court of an alleged felon

3 : seizure in hand

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History and Etymology for manucaption

Medieval Latin manucaption-, manucaptio, from manucaptus (past participle of manucapere to go bail for, from Latin manus hand + capere to take) + Latin -ion-, -io -ion

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