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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of nol-pros.

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Examples

  • The case against the entire crew of the Bonita was nol-prossed—dropped—the following November.20 Blaus may indeed have been innocent of “aiding and abetting” a slaving expedition.

    Hanging Captain Gordon

  • Delafield Smith nol-prossed the piracy indictment and allowed each to plead guilty to the lesser charge of violating the Act of 1800.

    Hanging Captain Gordon

  • Delafield Smith nol-prossed the indictment of the Wildfire’s owner, Pierre Pearce, so that he could stand trial in Boston; once there, he posted $10,000 bail and left for parts unknown.

    Hanging Captain Gordon

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