Writ of quare impedit

WRIT OF QUARE IMPEDIT, English law. The remedy by which, where the right of a party to benefice is obstructed, he recovers the presentation; and is the form of action now constantly adopted to try a disputed title to an advowson. Booth, 223 1 Arch. Civ. Pl. 434.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.