Definition of writs:
Synonyms for writs:
- "Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed.", S. A. Reilly.
They were elected anyhow; the sheriff had a considerable licence in sending writs to boroughs, that is, he could in part pick its constituencies; and in each borough there was a rush and scramble for the franchise, so that the strongest local party got it, whether few or many.- "The English Constitution", Walter Bagehot.
- "An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800", Mary Frances Cusack.