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Definition of Capias
CapiasCapias Ca"pi*as, n. [L. thou mayst take.] (Low)
A writ or process commanding the officer to take the body of
the person named in it, that is, to arrest him; -- also
called writ of capias.
Note: One principal kind of capias is a writ by which actions
at law are frequently commenced; another is a writ of
execution issued after judgment to satisfy damages
recovered; a capias in criminal law is the process to
take a person charged on an indictment, when he is not
in custody. --Burrill. Wharton.
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