An admonition inserted in a writ, cautioning the sheriff to exercise diligence.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • comminatorium — /kaminatoriyam/komanatoriyam/ In old practice, a clause sometimes added at the end of writs, admonishing the sheriff to be faithful in executing them …   Black's law dictionary

  • Decret — (v. lat. Decrētum), 1) bei den Römern ein Beschluß, Befehl, Urtheil, Gutachten eines Collegiums (z.B. D. senatus, s. u. Senat), od. eines Magistrats (z.B. D. consŭlum, D. tribunorum), od. eines Richters, s. Sententia; 2) (Rechtsw.), Verfügung od …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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