Nisi prius roll

NISI PRIUS ROLL, Eng. practice. A transcript of a case made from the plea roll, and includes the declaration, plea, replication, rejoinder, &c. and the issue. Eunom. Dial. 2, Sec. 28, 29, p. 110, 111. After the nisi prius roll is returned from the trial, it assumes the name of posted. (q.v.)

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.