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Mittimus

(Latin). A command in writing to a gaoler, to keep the person named in safe custody. Also a writ for removing a record from one court to another. So called from the first word of the writ, “Mittimus” (i.e. We send ...).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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