A second writ, or court order, issued in the same case after an earlier writ of that kind has been issued but has not been effective.
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alias writwhere a WRIT OF EXECUTION has been issued and returned, and the judgment or order is still unsatisfied, another writ of the same kind may be issued in the same country. If it is returned, another writ can be issued and is known as a pluries writ.
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