homine replegiando definition

  • noun:
    • A common-law writ, superseded in England because of the writ of habeas corpus, but revived by statute in some associated with US, when you look at the interest of liberty, to replevy a person being out of the custody of every private person, as chattels distrained can be replevied, on providing security. Also called de homine replegiando.
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