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A rule nisi

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • A rule nisi a rule which is conditional (see Nisi); As a rule, on the whole
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. reule (Fr. règle)—L. regularegĕre, to rule.

Usage

In literature:

The Court of Queen's Bench, after hearing an elaborate statement from the Attorney-General, granted a rule nisi for a mandamus.
"Ginx's Baby" by Edward Jenkins
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