What is De Homine Replegiando?

Legal Definition
The name of a writ which is used to replevy a man out of prison, or out of the custody of a private person. See Homine replegiando; Writ de homine replegiando.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
(Lat For replevying a man.) A writ which lies to replevy a man out of prison or out of the custody of a private person, upon giving security to the sheriff that the man shall be forthcoming to answer any charge against him. Fitzh. Nat. Brev. 66 ; 3 Bl. Comm. 129. This writ has been superseded almost wholly, in modern practice, by that of habeas corpus; but it is still used, in some of the states, in an amended and altered form. See 1 Kent, Comm. 404; 34 Me, 136.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
A writ to take one out of the sheriff’s custody on giving security.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary