- /eyliyas/ Term used to indicate another name by which a person is known. Short for "alias dictus"; otherwise known as (a.k.a.). When used in connection with a description of a person, it indicates that he has used or been known by another name. John v. Tribune Co., 24 I11.2d 437, 181 N.E.2d 105, 107.See also fictitious name- name@ alias dictus/eyliyas diktas/ "Otherwise called." (Shorter and more usual form, alias).Known by both those names, and is called one or the other. People v. Mellon, 171 Misc. 171, 11 N.Y.S.2d 786, 790.A fictitious name assumed by a person is colloquially termed an "alias". State v. Neal, 231 La. 1048, 93 So.2d 554, 556.See also alias@ alias executionOne issued after first has been returned without having accomplished its purpose. Richards-Conover Hardware Co. v. Sharp, 150 Kan. 506, 95 P.2d 360, 364.A second writ of execution issued to enforce a judgment that was not fully satisfied by the sheriff acting under the first or original writ.See also alias process@ alias processA second or further writ, summons, execution or subpoena, used when the first or earlier process has for any reason failed to accomplish its purpose@ alias subpoena/eyliyas sapiyna/ One issued after the first has been returned without having accomplished its purpose. Richards-Conover Hardware Co. v. Sharp, 150 Kan. 506, 95 P.2d 360, 364@ alias summonsA summons issued when original has not produced its effect because defective in form or manner of service, and when issued, supersedes the first writ@ alias tax warrantOne issued after the first has been returned without having accomplished its purpose. Richards-Conover Hardware Co. v. Sharp, 150 Kan. 506, 95 P.2d 360, 364@ alias writA second or further writ. One issued in a case after another of the same substance has previously been issued; see e.g. alias summons. Ditmar v. Beckham, Tex.Civ.App., 77 S.W.2d 893, 894+A second writ issued in the same cause, where a former writ of the same kind has been issued without effect.@ alias writ of executionSee alias execution@
Black's law dictionary. HENRY CAMPBELL BLACK, M. A.. 1990.