HOMINE REPLEGIANDO. When a man is unlawfully in custody, he may be restored to his liberty by writ de homine replegiando, upon giving bail; or by a writ of habeas, corpus, which is the more usual remedy. Vide Writ de homine replegiando.
A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.