writ of detinue


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Related to writ of detinue: writ of certiorari, Writ of debt, Writ of replevin
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Noun1.writ of detinue - a writ ordering the release of goods that have been unlawfully detained
judicial writ, writ - (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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