(L. Fr. fair pleading).
A writ of prohibition directed to the sheriff or another, directing him not to take a fine for beaupleader. There was anciently a fine imposed called a fine for beaupleader, which is explained by Coke to have been originally imposed for bad pleading

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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