Mittimus



[mit-uh-muh s] /ˈmɪt ə məs/

noun, plural mittimuses. Law.
1.
a warrant of commitment to prison.
2.
a writ for removing a suit or a record from one court to another.
/ˈmɪtɪməs/
noun (pl) -muses
1.
(law) a warrant of commitment to prison or a command to a jailer directing him to hold someone in prison

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