Re*plev"y (-?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Replevied (-?d); p. pr. & vb. n. Replevying.] [OF. replevir, LL. replevire. See Pledge, Replevin.]

1. Law

To take or get back, by a writ for that purpose (goods and chattels wrongfuly taken or detained), upon giving security to try the right to them in a suit at law, and, if that should be determined against the plaintiff, to return the property replevied.

2. Old Eng.Law

To bail.

Spenser.

 

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Re*plev"y (r?-pl?v"?), n.

Replevin.

Mozley & W.

 

© Webster 1913.

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