Word of the day: WRIT
Word of the day: WRIT – 1. a form of written command in the name of a court or other legal authority to act, or abstain from acting, in a particular way.
“the two reinstated officers issued a writ for libel against the applicants”
synonyms: summons, subpoena, warrant, arraignment, indictment, court order, process, decree; citation; subpoena ad testificandum
“they were served with a High Court writ”
Source: King Henry of England.