(A) estates, torts. When an ancestor dies seised of an estate of inheritance expectant upon an estate for life, and then the tenant dies, and between his death and the entry of the heir, a stranger unlawfully enters upon the estate, this is called an intrusion. It differs from an abatement, for the latter is an entry into lands void by the death of a tenant in fee, and an intrusion, as already stated, is an entry into land void by the death of a tenant for years. F. N. B. 203 3 Bl. Com. 169 Archb. Civ. Pl. 12; Dane’s Ab. Index, h. t. (B) remedies. The name of a writ, brought by the owner of a fee simple, against an intruder. New Nat. Br. 453.
Law Dictionary – Alternative Legal Definition
A species of injury by ouster or amotion of possession from the freehold, being an entry of a stranger, after a particular estate of freehold is determined,’ before him in remainder or reversion. The name of a writ brought by the owner of a fee simple, etc., against an intruder.