quinto exactus

quinto exactus
In outlawry proceedings, the sheriff's return after the fifth proclamation, or summons. "But if he does not appear, and is returned quinto exactus (required for the fifth time), he shall then be outlawed by the coroners of the county." See 3 Bl Comm 283.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • quinto exactus — /kwintow agzaektas/ In old English practice, called or exacted the fifth time. A return made by the sheriff, after a defendant had been proclaimed, required, or exacted in five county courts successively, and failed to appear, upon which he was… …   Black's law dictionary

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