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replevy

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noun re·plevy \ri-ˈple-vē\

Definition of replevy

plural

replevies

Origin and Etymology of replevy

Middle English, from Anglo-French replevir, verb


First Known Use: 15th century


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replevy

verb re·plevy

Definition of replevy

replevied

;

replevying

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to take or get back by a writ for replevin

repleviable

play \-vē-ə-bəl\ adjective

1596

First Known Use of replevy

1596


Law Dictionary

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replevy

play
noun re·plevy \ri-ˈple-vē\

Legal Definition of replevy

plural

replevies


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replevy

transitive verb re·plevy

Legal Definition of replevy

replevied

replevying

  1. :  to take or get back by replevin

repleviable

\ri-ˈple-vē-ə-bəl\ play 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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