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Etymology

Old English

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Noun

Singular
writ

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  1. (law) A written order, issued by a court, ordering someone to do (or stop doing) something.

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Verb

writ

  1. (dated) Past participle of write. (normally, “written”)

Old English

Etymology

Common Germanic *writ-, whence also Old High German riz, Old Norse rit

Noun

writ n (used in the form ġewrit)

  1. writ

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