What does ACTIO NOXALIS mean?

ACTIO NOXALIS meaning in Law Dictionary

noxal activity ; an action which put against a master for a crime dedicated or injury done-by their servant; plus in which the master had the alternative either to pay for the damage done or even to deliver up the slave towards complaining partv. Inst. 4, 8, pr.; Ileinecc. Elein. lib. 4. tit. S. So named from noxa, the offense or injury dedicated. Inst. 4. 8, 1.