Definition of "replevy"
  1. A process where property is retrieved through a legal procedure called replevin
How to use "replevy" in a sentence
  1. The company sought to replevy their machinery which was wrongfully detained by the former business partner.
  2. The tenant filed a replevy action to reclaim his furniture that was kept by his landlord without consent.
  3. Through a replevy proceeding, the vehicle owner was able to regain possession of his car that was illegally held by the garage keeper.

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