(Lat. That the bill be quashed.) In practice. The type of the view for defendant on a plea in abatement, where in fact the activity was commenced by costs, (billa.) 3 Bl. Comm. 303; Steph. PI. 128, 131. The type of an entry made by a plaintiff from the record, after a plea in abatement, in which he found that the plea could not be admitted and prevented, nor traversed, nor demurred to; amounting in fact to a discontinuance of this activity. 2 Archb. Pr. K. B. 3, 230; 1 Tidd, Pr. 683.