Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    In a similar case; a writ of entry to recover a reversion in land alienated by the tenant.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In old English law. A writ of entry, granted where tenant by the curtesy or tenant for life, alienated in fee or in tail or for another's life, which was brought by him in reversion against the party to whom such tenant so alienated to his prejudice, and in the tenant's llfe-time. Termes de la Ley.