praecipe in capite

noun
praecipe in cap·​i·​te | \ -inˈkapəˌtē \

Definition of praecipe in capite

: a writ of right issuing from a Chancery Court in aid of a disseized tenant of land in chief holding immediately of the crown — compare praecipe sense 1

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“Praecipe in capite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/praecipe%20in%20capite. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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