DETINUIT

Definition of DETINUIT in Black's Law Dictionary 4th Edition – Legal dictionary – Glossary of legal terms.

Definition of DETINUIT

In pleading. An action of replevin is said to be in the detinuit when the plaintiff acquires possession of the property claimed by means of the writ. The right to retain is, of course, subject in such case to the judgment of the court upon his title to the property claimed. Bull, N.P. 521.

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