nihil habet


nihil ha·​bet
: a return by a sheriff or other officer made on a scire facias or other writ indicating that the defendant has no property within reach of the process, and the defendant has not been served

Word History


Latin, he has nothing

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“Nihil habet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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