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1. The introductory part of a court paper stating the names of the parties, the name of the court, the docket or file number, and a description of the paper. Fed. R. Civ. P. 10(a). Cf. STYLE(1). [Cases: Federal Civil Procedure 626; Pleading 4, 43¨C46. C.J.S. Pleading ¡ì¡ì 8, 96¨C99, 163.]

2. The arrest or seizure of a person by legal process.


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