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Nihil Dicit

nihil dicit n

[Latin, he says nothing]
1 : refusal or neglect by a defendant to plead or answer
2 : a judgment rendered against a defendant who refuses or neglects to plead or answer

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.