Estreat of a recognizance, the extracting or taking out a forfeited recognizance from among the other records of the court, for the purpose of a prosecution in another court, or it may be in the same court. Burrill.

(Es*treat"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Estreated; p. pr. & vb. n. Estreating.] (Law) (a) To extract or take out from the records of a court, and send up to the court of exchequer to be enforced; — said of a forfeited recognizance. (b) To bring in to the exchequer, as a fine.

(Es*trepe") v. t. [OF. estreper.] (Law) To strip or lay bare, as land of wood, houses, etc.; to commit waste.

(Es*trepe"ment) n. [OF., damage, waste.] (Law) A destructive kind of waste, committed by a tenant for life, in lands, woods, or houses. Cowell.

(Es"trich) n.

1. Ostrich. [Obs.] Massinger.

2. (Com.) The down of the ostrich. Brande & C.

(Es"tu*ance) n. [From L. aestuans, p. pr. of aestuare. See Estuate.] Heat. [Obs.]

(Es"tu*a*rine) a. Pertaining to an estuary; estuary.

(Es"tu*a*ry) n.; pl. Estuaries [L. aestuarium, from aestuare to surge. See Estuate.] [Written also æstuary.]

1. A place where water boils up; a spring that wells forth. [Obs.] Boyle.

2. A passage, as the mouth of a river or lake, where the tide meets the current; an arm of the sea; a frith.

it to the sea was often by long and wide estuaries.

(Es"tu*a*ry), a. Belonging to, or formed in, an estuary; as, estuary strata. Lyell.

(Es"tu*ate) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Estuated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Estuating.] [L. aestuare to be in violent motion, to boil up, burn, fr. aestus boiling or undulating motion, fire, glow, heat; akin to Gr. to burn. See Ether.] To boil up; to swell and rage; to be agitated. Bacon.

(Es`tu*a"tion) n. [L. aestuatio.] The act of estuating; commotion, as of a fluid; agitation.

The estuations of joys and fears.
W. Montagu.

(||Es*tu"fa) n.; pl. Estufas [Sp., a stove, a warm room. Cf. Stove.] An assembly room in dwelling of the Pueblo Indians. L. H. Morgan.

(Es"ture) n. [See Estuate.] Commotion. [Obs.] Chapman.

(Es*tray") n. (Law) Any valuable animal, not wild, found wandering from its owner; a stray. Burrill.

(Es"tre) n. [OF. estre state, plan.] The inward part of a building; the interior. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Es*treat") n. [OF. estraite, prop., an extract, fr. p. p. of estraire to extract, F. extraire, fr. L. extrahere. See Extract.] (Law) A true copy, duplicate, or extract of an original writing or record, esp. of amercements or penalties set down in the rolls of court to be levied by the bailiff, or other officer. Cowell.

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