Quare-clausum-fregit meaning

An early form of trespass onto someone else’s land, whether or not that land actually had a physical fence around it. The plaintiff would argue that because the defendant had broken the boundary “with force and arms,” the former was due damages.
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(law) A writ for land trespass.
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Origin of quare-clausum-fregit

  • Latin wherefore he broke the close.

    From Wiktionary