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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

REPLEV'IN, n. [See Replevy.]
1. An action or remedy granted on a distress, by which a person whose cattle or goods are distrained, has them returned to his own possession upon giving security to try the right of taking in a suit at law, and if that should be determined against him, to return the cattle or goods into the possession of the distrainor.
2. The writ by which a distress is replevied.

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from replevir to give security, from re- + plevir to pledge, from Late Latin *plebere more at pledge Date: 15th century 1. the recovery by a person of goods or chattels claimed to be wrongfully taken or detained upon the person's giving security to try the matter in court and return the goods if defeated in the action 2. the writ or the common-law action whereby goods and chattels are replevied II. transitive verb Date: 1678 replevy

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. Law 1 the provisional restoration or recovery of distrained goods pending the outcome of trial and judgement. 2 a writ granting this. 3 the action arising from this process. Etymology: ME f. AF f. OF replevir (as REPLEVY)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Replevin Re*plev"in (-?n), n. [LL. replevina. See Replevy, and cf. Plevin.] 1. (Law) A personal action which lies to recover possession of goods and chattle wrongfully taken or detained. Originally, it was a remedy peculiar to cases for wrongful distress, but it may generally now be brought in all cases of wrongful taking or detention. --Bouvier. 2. The writ by which goods and chattels are replevied.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Replevin Re*plev"in, v. t. (Law) To replevy.

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