detainer

detainer

[dih-tey-ner]
noun Law.
1.
a writ for the further detention of a person already in custody.
2.
the wrongful detaining or withholding of what belongs to another.

Origin:
1610–20; < Anglo-French detener (noun use of infinitive), variant of Old French detenir; see detain

predetainer, noun
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detainer (dɪˈteɪnə)
 
n
1.  the wrongful withholding of the property of another person
2.  a.  the detention of a person in custody
 b.  a writ authorizing the further detention of a person already in custody
 
[C17: from Anglo-French detener (n), from detener to detain]

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