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Non Est

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A contraction of Non est inventus (not to be found). They are the words which the sheriff writes on a writ when the defendant is not to be found in his bailiwick.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Nolle Prosequi [Dont prosecute]
Nolo Episcopari. [I am unwilling to accept the office of bishop.]
Nom
Nomads
Nominalists
Non Angli sed Angeli, si forent Christiani
Non Bis in Idem (Latin)
Non-Com. (A)
Non Compos Mentis or Non Com
Non Con
Non Est
Non mi Recordo
Non Plus (“no more” can be said on the subject)
Non Pros
Non Sequitur (A)
Nonce
Nonconformists
Nones
Nonjurors
Nonne Prestes Tale
Nor