fieri facias

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From Middle English fieri facias, from Medieval Latin fierī faciās (thou should cause it to be done), which is not a normal Classical Latin construction but a calque from Romance causatives from faciō and infinitive (attested since Late Latin).


fieri facias

  1. (law) In English law, a writ of execution issued after judgment obtained in a legal action for debt or damages.

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