search_warrant has definitions from the fields of law,criminal law,writing
[ noun ] (law,criminal law,writing) a warrant authorizing law enforcement officials to search for objects or people involved in the commission of a crime and to produce them in court; the warrant describes the locations where the officials may search

Used in print

(Jim Berry Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant....)

Since the strength of the Mexicans had been underrated , too small a posse had been collected , and since the deputy had not been provided with search_warrants , MacPherson and his men decided it was much wiser to withdraw .

Related terms

warrant law