writ of sequestration.A writ ordering that a court be given custody of something or that something not be taken from the jurisdiction, such as the collateral for a promissory note. • Such a writ is usu. issued during litigation, often so that the object will be available for attachment or execution after judgment. [Cases: Sequestration  13. C.J.S. Sequestration § 14.]
[Blacks Law 8th]