WRIT OF MESNE,
Breve de medio, old English law. A writ
which was so called, by reason of the words used in the writ,
namely, Unde idem A qui medius est inter C et praefatum B, that
is, A, who is mesne between C, the lord paramount, and B, the
tenant paravail. Co. Litt. 100, a.
Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition
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