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

    A divorcee’s writ to secure land alienated by her husband. See 3 Bl. Comm. 183.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    (To whom before divorce.) A writ for a woman divorced from her husband to recover her lands and tenements which she had in fee-simple or in tall or for life, from him to whom her husband alienated them during the marriage, when she could not gainsay it. Reg. Orig. 233.