A"li*as (?), adv. [L., fr. alius.
See Else.] (Law) (a) Otherwise;
otherwise called; -- a term used in legal proceedings to connect the
different names of any one who has gone by two or more, and whose true name
is for any cause doubtful; as, Smith, alias Simpson.
(b) At another time.
A"li*as, n.; pl.
Aliases (?). [L., otherwise, at another time.]
(Law) (a) A second or further writ which is
issued after a first writ has expired without effect.
(b) Another name; an assumed name.