Definition for MIT'TI-MUS

MIT'TI-MUS, n. [L. we send.]

  1. In law, a precept or command in writing, under the hand, or hand and seal of a justice of the peace or other proper officer, directed to the keeper of a prison, requiring him to imprison an offender; a warrant of commitment to prison.
  2. A writ for removing records from one court to another. Encyc.

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