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2 definitions found
 for Estreat
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Estreat \Es*treat"\, n. [OF. estraite, prop., an extract, fr. p.
     p. of estraire to extract, F. extraire, fr. L.extrahere. See
     Extract.] (Law)
     A true copy, duplicate, or extract of an original writing or
     record, esp. of amercements or penalties set down in the
     rolls of court to be levied by the bailiff, or other officer.
     --Cowell.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Estreat of a recognizance, the extracting or taking out a
        forfeited recognizance from among the other records of the
        court, for the purpose of a prosecution in another court,
        or it may be in the same court. --Burrill.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Estreat \Es*treat"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Estreated; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Estreating.] (Law)
     (a) To extract or take out from the records of a court, and
         send up to the court of exchequer to be enforced; -- said
         of a forfeited recognizance.
     (b) To bring in to the exchequer, as a fine.
         [1913 Webster]

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