- a type of writ which previously lay in which a great-grandfather passed away seized of places in fee-simple, as well as on the afternoon of his death a stranger abated or entered and kept the heir out. This is certainly now abolished.
(n.) A great-grandfather.
- (n.) A kind of writ which previously set where a great-grandfather died seized of lands in fee-simple, and on a single day of their death a stranger abated or entered and kept the heir away. This might be now abolished.