Definition of replegiation in English:

replegiation

noun

Scottish Law
  • The action or practice of transferring a person or cause from the jurisdiction of another court to one's own. See repledge. Now historical.

Origin

Early 16th century. From post-classical Latin replegiation-, replegiatio action or an act of taking back property forfeited or confiscated, on giving the requisite surety (frequently from 1185 in British (including Scottish) sources) from replegiat-, past participial stem of replegiare + classical Latin -iō.

Pronunciation

replegiation

/rɪˌpliːdʒɪˈeɪʃn//ˌriːpliːdʒɪˈeɪʃn/