Cepit et abduxit
CEPIT ET ABDUXIT. He took and led away. These words are applied to cases of trespass or larceny, where the defendant took a living chattel, and led it away. It is used in contradistinction to took and carried away, cepit et asportavit. (q.v.)
A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.