Nil habuit in tenementis

NIL HABUIT IN TENEMENTIS, pleading. A plea by which the defendant, who is sued by his landlord in debt for rent upon a lease, but by deed indented, by,which he denies his landlord's title to the premises, that he has no interest in the tenements. 2 Lill. Ab. 214; 12 Vin. Ab. 184; 15 Vin. Ab. 556 Woodf. L. & T. 330; Com. Dig. Pleader, 2 W 48 Co. Litt. 47 b; Dane's Ab. Index, h.t. 3 E. C. L. R. 169, n.; 1 Holt's R. 489.