plural -s
: 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

Word History


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

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“Supplicavit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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