Definition of Estreats
1. Verb. (third-person singular of estreat) ¹
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Definition of Estreats
1. estreat [v] - See also: estreat
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Literary usage of Estreats
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Practical Guide to the Quarter Sessions, and Other Sessions of the Peace by William Dickinson, Thomas Noon Talfourd (1829)
"OF estreats. What has been just advanced respecting these recogni- ... to a brief consideration of the estreats of recognizances, being one of the matters ..."
2. Dickinson's Guide to the Quarter Sessions and Other Sessions of the Peace by William Dickinson, Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd (1841)
"estreats of Recognizances.]—What has been just advanced respecting these recognizances in open court (operating to a certain degree, like conditional ..."
3. A Digest of the Laws of England by John Comyns, Anthony Hammond (1822)
"note to the clerk of the estreats in the exchequer, to the intent that the sheriff be charged with the part of the penalty due to the king. Ray 479. ..."
4. A Collection of Statutes Connected with the General Administration of the by Great Britain, William David Evans, Anthony Hammond, Thomas Colpitts Granger (1836)
"22 and 23 Charles II. c. 22.—An Act for the better and more certain Recovery of Fines and Forfeitures due to his Majesty. 4 • • That the estreats of fines, ..."
5. The Records of the Honorable Society of Lincoln's Inn: The Black Books by James Douglas Walker, Lincoln's Inn (London, England) (1898)
"... for writing the estreats of the Treasurer for three years ; 535. 4d. repaid to Peter Warburton, esq., which was wrongly charged against him, ..."
6. The Law of the Office and Duties of the Sheriff: With the Writs and Forms by Cameron Churchill (1882)
"The recovery of fines, estreats, &c., imposed by justices Recovery of the peace, is regulated by 3 Geo. 4, c. 46 (</), which enacts that statements of fines ..."
7. The Speeches of the Late Right Honourable Sir Robert Peel, Bart.: Delivered by Robert Peel (1853)
"... to evade the possible enforcement of these estreats. The party thus forfeiting their recognizance came into court at one assizes, and made oath they ..."
8. Quarter Sessions Practice: A Vade Mecum of General Practice in Appellate and by Frederick James Smith (1882)
"PINES, RECOGNIZANCES, AND estreats. The recog- The performance of certain conditions •which may be ..."