What is Nul Waste?

Legal Definition
Pleading. This is the gene- ral issue in an action of waste. Co. Entr. 700 a, 708 a. The plea of, nul waste ad- mits nothing, but puts the whole declaration in issue; and in support of this plea the defendant may give in evidence anything which proves that the act charged is no waste, as that it happened by tempest, light- ning, and the like. Co. Litt. 283 a; 3 Saund. 238, n. 5.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
"No waste." 'The name of a plea in an action of waste, denying the commission of waste, and forming the general issue.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
No waste, the general issue in an action for waste.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary