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Definitionlaw: an order issued by a court or judicial officer
or more rarely:
archaic term for written or wrote
- Nor have I so read or interpreted Holy Writ, as to understand that the disclosure of human thoughts and deeds, then to be made, is intended as a part of the retribution.Chapter 10 -- The Leech and his Patient (27% in)
There are no more uses of "writ" in The Scarlet Letter.
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