What does ALIAS DICTUS mean?

ALIAS DICTUS meaning in Law Dictionary

"usually known as." This phrase (or its smaller and much more normal form, alias,) whenever placed between two brands in a pleading or any other paper suggests that the exact same person is known by both those brands. A fictitious name assumed by an individual is colloquially termed an "alias." Ferguson v. State. 134 Ala. 63, 32 South. 760, 92 Am. St. Rep. 17; Turns v. Com., 6 Mete. (Mass.) 235; Kennedy v. People, 1 Cow. Or. Rep. (N. Y.) 119.