mittimus (mit-<<schwa>>-m<<schwa>>s). [Law Latin “we send”] Hist. 1.A court order or warrant directing a jailer to detain a person until ordered otherwise; COMMITMENT(4). [Cases: Sentencing and Punishment 462, 463.] 2. A certified transcript of a prisoner’s conviction or sentencing proceedings. 3. A writ directing the transfer of records from one court to another. Pl. mittimuses.

[Blacks Law 8th]