Writ of protection
Related to Writ of protection: judicial writ
|(Law)||A writ by which the king formerly exempted a person from arrest; - now disused|
|A judicial writ issued to a person required to attend court, as party, juror, etc., intended to secure him from arrest in coming, staying, and returning.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.