1 definition found for this term.
Definitions are presented in the order source books were published (most recent first).
The Law of Equitable Remedies, 2/e$70.00 – $112.00
An ancient common law action that allowed a person to bring a summary action to recover personal property unlawfully taken. It is now a form of summary action that allows the plaintiff to take custody of personal property in which the ownership is disputed.