Definitions for "Writ"
An instrument in writing, under seal, in an epistolary form, issued from the proper authority, commanding the performance or nonperformance of some act by the person to whom it is directed; as, a writ of entry, of error, of execution, of injunction, of mandamus, of return, of summons, and the like.
The general term for a written order issued by the court or clerk and directed to a named person requiring the performance of a specified act.
An instrument in writing under seal in the name of the state, issued out of a court of justice at the commencement of or during a legal proceeding.
Keywords:  imp
imp. & p. p. of Write.
a form of legal document which authorises the holding of a general election or by-election
a writ is a written command in the name of the government. When referring to elections, the writ means the command to hold an election. The date of the writ is the date the election was called.
A written direction from the Governor-General to the Chief Electoral Officer to hold a general election, by-election, or referendum. In the case of a general election or by-election, the writ specifies the dates of nomination day, Election Day and the latest day for the return of the writ. See also: timetable for an election
Writ is a legal commentary website hosted by Find Law. Writ publishes at least one new column by one of its regular columnists every business day, and frequently posts a second column by a guest columnist. The regular columnists are all notable attorneys; almost all are law professors, most with an endowed chair; some are former law clerks from the U.S.
Keywords:  taas, test
TAAS Writing Test
That which is written; writing; scripture; -- applied especially to the Scriptures, or the books of the Old and New testaments; as, sacred writ.
Keywords:  sing, pres, pers
3d pers. sing. pres. of Write, for writeth.
a special form of relief against a public agency or official