from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. In common law, a promise that is not legally enforceable due to lack of consideration.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A bare, naked contract, without any consideration and therefore unenforceable in a court of law.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See nude pact, under nude.
From Latin nūdum the neuter form of nūdus meaning "nude" or "bare" + pāctum meaning "bargain" or "agreement". pāctum (Wiktionary)