What is Alias Writ?

Legal Definition
An alias writ is a second writ issued in the same cause, where a former writ of the same kind had been issued without effect In such case, the language of the second writ is, "We command you, as we have before [sicut alias] commanded you," etc. Roberts v. Church, 17 Conn. 142 ; Farris v. Walter, 2 Colo. App. 450, 31 Pac. 231.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
A second writ issued in the same cause, where a former writ of the Same kind has been issued without effect.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
A writ issued usually to replace one which has been lost or has become functus officio. See 17 Conn. 145.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary