mittimus

noun
mit·ti·mus | \ˈmi-tə-məs \

Definition of mittimus 

: a warrant of commitment to prison

First Known Use of mittimus

1591, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mittimus

Latin, we send, from mittere to send

Latin, we send

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mittimus

noun
mit·ti·mus | \ˈmi-tə-məs \

Legal Definition of mittimus 

: a warrant issued to a sheriff commanding the delivery to prison of a person named in the warrant

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