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Supersedeas definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SUPERSE'DEAS, n. In law, a writ of supersedeas, is a writ or command to suspend the powers of an officer in certain cases, or to stay proceedings. This writ does not destroy the power of an officer, for it may be revived by another writ called a procedendo.

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural supersedeas) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin, you shall refrain, from supersed?re Date: 14th century 1. a common-law writ commanding a stay of legal proceedings that is issued under various conditions and especially to stay an officer from proceeding under another writ 2. an order staying proceedings of an inferior court

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Supersedeas Su`per*se"de*as, n. [L., suspend, set aside, stay, 2d pers. sing. present subjunctive of supersedere. See Supersede.] (Law) A writ of command to suspend the powers of an officer in certain cases, or to stay proceedings under another writ. --Blackstone.




 


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