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

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“Writ of extent in aid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/writ%20of%20extent%20in%20aid. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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