\hˈe͡ɪbi͡əzkˈɔːpəs], \hˈeɪbiəzkˈɔːpəs], \h_ˈeɪ_b_iə_z_k_ˈɔː_p_ə_s]\
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n. [Latin] A writ having for its object to bring a party before a court or judge; especially, one to inquire into the cause of a person's imprisonment or detention by another, with the view to protect the right to personal liberty;â€”or a writ for the purpose of delivering an individual from false imprisonment.
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- a French verse form of 10 or 13 lines running on two rhymes; the opening phrase is repeated as refrain second and third stanzas A small round tower erected at the foot of bastion. Same as Rondeau.