Capful

Cap"ful

(?), n.;
pl. Capfuls ()
. As much as will fill a cap.
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A capful of wind (Naut.), a light puff of wind.
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Ca"pi*as

(?), n. [L. thou mayst take.] (Low) A writ or process commanding the officer to take the body of the person named in it, that is, to arrest him; -- also called writ of capias.
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One principal kind of capias is a writ by which actions at law are frequently commenced; another is a writ of execution issued after judgment to satisfy damages recovered; a capias in criminal law is the process to take a person charged on an indictment, when he is not in custody. Burrill. Wharton.
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