estrepement


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estrepement

(ɛsˈtriːpmənt)
n
(Law) law the laying of waste, esp on rented land
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(161) Examples for use of posse comitatus in cases of resistance of civil process included a Precept of Restitution, (162) and Writs of Execution, Replevin, Estrepement, Capias, "or other Writ." (163) The posse comitatus could be used to "to apprehend Felons, &c.
A writ of estrepement compels a party not to commit waste on real property.