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habeas


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  HABEAS  :CORPUS:.  A  writ  by  which  a  man  may  be  taken  out  of  jail  when 
  confined  for  the  wrong  crime.