ad  quod  damnum  (ad  kwod  dam-n<<schwa>>m).  [Latin  “to  what  damage”]  Hist.  A  writ

directing the sheriff to inquire of jurors under oath to what damage a grant (as of a fair, market,

liberty,  or other franchise) would be to  various people if the  king were to  make the grant. • The

writ was issuable from the court of chancery. — Also termed writ of ad quod damnum. [Blacks Law 8th]