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Court order   /kɔrt ˈɔrdər/   Listen
Court order

A writ issued by a court of law requiring a person to do something or to refrain from doing something.

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"Court order" Quotes from Famous Books

... Houlton, and John Tarbell, of the standing annual committee, to be held Feb. 14, 'to consider and agree and determine who are capable of voting in our public transactions, by the power given us by the General-court order at our first settlement; and to consider of and make void a vote in our book of records, on the 18th of June, 1689, where there is a salary of sixty-six pounds stated to Mr. Parris, he not complying with it; also to consider of and make ...
— Salem Witchcraft, Volumes I and II • Charles Upham

... Ann, and it was decided that they should appeal to the court for time, procuring a doctor's certificate to prove that Floyd was too ill even to know of the proceedings. This having been done, it placed an unlooked-for stay upon Everett Brimbecomb; but he secured a court order instructing the sheriff to guard the children at the Shellington home until the boy was well enough to be taken out. So, a deputy was ...
— From the Valley of the Missing • Grace Miller White

Words linked to "Court order" :   law, interdict, writ, execution, divestiture, gag order, garnishment, interdiction, writ of execution, jurisprudence, judicial writ

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