writ noun (DOCUMENT)
writ noun (AUTHORITY)
› past participle of write
(Definition of “writ” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
(Definition of “writ” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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