supplicavit

noun sup·pli·ca·vit \ ˌsəpləˈkāvə̇t \

Definition of supplicavit

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

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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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