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replevy

noun re·plevy \ ri-ˈple-vē \

Definition of replevy

plural replevies

Origin and Etymology of replevy

Middle English, from Anglo-French replevir, verb


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replevy

verb

Definition of replevy

replevied; replevying
transitive verb
:to take or get back by a writ for replevin

repleviable

play \-vē-ə-bəl\ adjective

First Known Use of replevy

1596


Law Dictionary

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replevy

noun re·plevy \ ri-ˈple-vē \

legal Definition of replevy

plural replevies

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replevy

transitive verb

legal Definition of replevy

replevied; replevying
:to take or get back by replevin

repleviable

play \ri-ˈple-vē-ə-bəl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of replevy

probably from Anglo-French replevi, past participle of replevir to give security, from Old French, to give security for, from re- back + plevir to pledge


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