Elegit

E·le'git noun [ Latin , he has chosen, from eligere to choose. See Elect .] (Law) A judicial writ of execution, by which a defendant's goods are appraised and delivered to the plaintiff, and, if not sufficient to satisfy the debt, all of his lands are delivered, to be held ti
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Elegit

• (n.) A judicial writ of execution, by which a defendant`s goods are appraised and delivered to the plaintiff, and, if not sufficient to satisfy the debt, all of his lands are delivered, to be held till the debt is paid by the rents and profits, or until the defendant`s interest has expired.
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Elegit

Elegit is a legal writ ordering the seizure of a debtor's land so as to satisfy a judgement debt.
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Elegit

Elegit (Latin for he has chosen) was, in English law, a judicial writ of execution, given by the Statute of Westminster II (1285), and so called from the words of the writ, that the plaintiff has chosen (elegit) this mode of satisfaction. Previously to the Statute of Westminster II, a judgment creditor could only have the profits of lands of a deb
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