Viam Francofurdi capias, quam autem hac periculosiorem esse putamus.
So also said Judge Adams, and Mr. capias, and all the people.
"It is important that he should be arrested on this capias," said Bagsley.
Safe-conduct passes for knaves are writs of capias to honest men.
The threat of the capias ultegatum was probably in reference to the arrest of Bacon for debt in September, 1593.
Mr. capias was so eloquent that the people stamped till the house fairly shook with applause.
capias ad respondendum—You may take him to answer your complaint.
Reasons for the continuance of the writs of capias and proces of arrest against peremptory summons, etc.: printed 1675.
A ca sa was short for a writ of capias ad Satisfaciendum, which gave a warrant to the officers to seize the goods.
Within a week, a writ of capias ut legatum was issued against him, and he was taken into custody.
writ of arrest issued by a court, mid-15c., from Latin capias, literally "thou mayest take," typical first word of such a writ; properly 2nd person singular present subjunctive of capere "to catch, seize, hold" (see capable).