replevy npl: re·plev·ies
[probably from Anglo-French replevi , past participle of replevir to give security, from Old French, to give security for, from re- back + plevir to pledge]
: to take or get back by replevin
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.