nulla bona (n<<schwa>>l-<<schwa>> boh-n<<schwa>>). [Latin “no goods”] A form of return by a sheriff or constable upon an execution when the judgment debtor has no seizable property within the jurisdiction. Cf. NIHIL EST. [Cases: Execution 334. C.J.S. Executions §§ 324–325.]

[Blacks Law 8th]