supplicavit


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supplicavit

(ˌsʌplɪˈkeɪvɪt)
n
(Law) English law a mandatory writ formerly issued from the King's Bench or Court of Chancery
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The majority in Thomas v Mowbray offered some historical analogies to suggest that control orders are not entirely novel to the judicial function: binding over orders, the writ of supplicavit, apprehended violence orders, bail and sentencing.
Sed supplicavit nobis quod dictum librum diligenter visitaremus et ab eo extraheremus illa que nobis miracula viderentur."