What does BILL OF PEACE mean?

BILL OF PEACE meaning in Law Dictionary

One which is filed when a person has a right which can be controverted by numerous persons, at different occuring times, by various actions. Ritchie v. Dorland. 6 Cal. 3-">; Murphy v. Wilmington, 6 Houst. (Del.) 108. 22 Am. St. Rep. 345; Eldridge v. Hill. 2 Johns. Ch. (X. Y.)_ 281: Randolph v. Kinney, 3 Hand. (Va.) 395.