Ve*ni"re fa"ci*as (?). [L., make, or cause, to come.] Law (a)
A judicial writ or precept directed to the sheriff, requiring him to cause a certain number of qualified persons to appear in court at a specified time, to serve as jurors in said court.
A writ in the nature of a summons to cause the party indicted on a penal statute to appear. Called also venire.
© Webster 1913.