noun sup·pli·ca·vit \ˌsəpləˈkāvə̇t\

Definition of supplicavit



  1. :  a writ formerly issuing out of the Court of Chancery or King's Bench for taking surety to prevent one from injuring the applicant for the writ

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Origin and Etymology of supplicavit

Latin, he has made supplication, 3d singular perfect indicative of supplicare to supplicate; from the opening word of the writ

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a brief usually trivial fact

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