to annul ...1560 obs. rare
(chiefly used in past participle)
probably from Latin nichilat-, past participial stem of nichilare, variant of nihilare (to reduce to nothing, destroy)
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1560 - see EXAMPLE below
"...for the further spede was after proclaymed at the [High] Crosse on the markett daye, immediatlie after the proclamacion that sir Robert Worsselye send that was nichlate, etc. Which feodarie apoyntyd and warned all men of worshyppe, gentlemen and freholders..."
From: Liverpool Town Books
Proceedings of Assemblies, Common Councils, Portmoot Courts, &c