writ of extent in aid
Definition of writ of extent in aid
: a writ of extent issued against a debtor of a person indebted to the British crown to enable the crown debtor to pay the debt to the crown
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up writ of extent in aid? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).