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estreat

[e-street] /ɛˈstrit/
noun
1.
a true copy or extract of an original writing or record, as of a fine.
verb (used with object)
2.
to make an estreat of (a fine, levy, etc.) for prosecution.
3.
to levy (fines) under an estreat or exact (something) by way of fine or levy.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English estrete < Anglo-French, cognate with Old French estraite (past participle of extraire) < Latin extracta (feminine past participle of extrahere); see extract
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estreat

/ɪˈstriːt/
noun
1.
a true copy of or extract from a court record
verb (transitive)
2.
to enforce (a recognizance that has been forfeited) by sending an extract of the court record to the proper authority
Word Origin
C14: from Old French estraite, feminine of estrait extracted, from estraire to extract
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