non fecit vastum contra prohibitionem (non fee-sit vas-t<<schwa>>m kahn-tr<< schwa>> proh-[h]<<schwa>>-bish-ee-oh-n<<schwa>>m). [Latin “he did not commit waste against the prohibition”] In an estrepement action, a tenant’s denial of any destruction to lands after an adverse judgment but before the sheriff has delivered possession of the lands to the plaintiff. See

ESTREPEMENT.

[Blacks Law 8th]