index blank (emptiness)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

(Latin) Nothing; shortened form of Latin word “nihil,” meaning “nothing”; used in writs and judgments to convey various negative meanings.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

Latin for nothing or zero.
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

Nothing; of no account.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

   from Latin nihil, nothing or zero.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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