praecipe in capite

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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a sum of money that is sent as a payment

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