nonsuit

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nonsuit,

n a failure on the part of a plaintiff to continue the prosecution of the suit; abandonment of a suit.
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plaintiff should be nonsuited or have leave to put evidence before a
As the defendant was not driving the cow at the time, the plaintiffs were nonsuited.
When the North Carolina Supreme Court ignored his tort argument in its opinion, counsel returned to the trial court to press again an action in tort and was again nonsuited.