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venire facias n
[Medieval Latin venire facias (juratores or juratam) may you cause (the jurors or the jury) to come (words used in the writ)]
: a writ ordering a sheriff to summon a jury
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.