namium vetitum (nay-mee-<<schwa>>m vet-<<schwa>>-t<<schwa>>m), n.[Law Latin “taking prohibited”] Hist. A refused or prohibited taking or redelivery. • This term is most often associated with the circumstance in which a lord’s bailiff distrained animals or goods, and was ordered by the lord to take them to an unknown place or otherwise not to redeliver them when the sheriff came to replevy them. — Also termed vetitum namium.

[Blacks Law 8th]