Meaning of estreat


Pronunciation: (e-strēt'), [key]
— Eng. Law. Eng. Law.
  1. a true copy or extract of an original writing or record, as of a fine.
  1. to make an estreat of (a fine, levy, etc.) for prosecution.
  2. to levy (fines) under an estreat or exact (something) by way of fine or levy.
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