verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for nonsuit
Then the Claimant's advisers, to avoid the inevitable verdict for their opponents, elected to be nonsuit.
In cases of nonsuit, and also when no cause of action is found, judgment is rendered against the plantiff for the costs.
If a plaintiff does not answer or appear when his name is called in court, the justice enters judgment of nonsuit.
Nonsuit for the plaintiffs—for the young student a hum of commendation.A Book About Lawyers|John Cordy Jeaffreson
That was made at nisi prius in answer to a motion for a nonsuit in an action brought for an infringement of a patent right.Monopolies and the People|D. C. Cloud