assault and battery

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n assault and battery an assault in which the assailant makes physical contact
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Usage

In literature:

Who has never heard of Russian batteries assaulted and carried by Polish scythes?
"Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, Issue 2, February, 1864" by Various
I had half a notion to lick a Johnnie or two, just for sport, and then I thought probably they'd have me up for assault and battery.
"North of Fifty-Three" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
Why, you could see that old girl fairly squirm when she got one of them assault-and-battery glances.
"The House of Torchy" by Sewell Ford
Two friends of mine had business there, on account of assault and battery concerning Washoe stocks, and I felt interested, of course.
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume X (of X)" by Various
So violent that he has been convicted four times for assault and battery.
"Woman on Her Own, False Gods & The Red Robe" by Eugène Brieux
The laws of assault and battery, he knew, were not for the likes of him.
"Tales of Space and Time" by Herbert George Wells
My lawyer told me to-day the assault and battery case is all settled, so it can't be that.
"Colonel Carter's Christmas and The Romance of an Old-Fashioned Gentleman" by F. Hopkinson Smith
If the husband seek to take away his wife by force, it is an assault and battery upon her.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume I"
For assault and battery, and disturbing the peace.
"Her Ladyship's Elephant" by David Dwight Wells
Why cultivate assault and battery?
"The Dark Star" by Robert W. Chambers
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In news:

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Deuce is suing some of this former Hollywood Undead band members for assault and battery following an incident last May outside of a Los Angeles Club.
Tracy M Thompson, 51, of Isbell Street in North Adams, admitted to sufficient facts and was found guilty on a charge of assault and battery.
Jeremy Alsip, 29, of Welling, was booked for aggravated assault and battery and terroristic threats.
Briand, 30, of 19 Francis St, is charged with assault and battery.
A Lake Placid man faces four charges stemming from a domestic violence incident, including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill, and battery on a police dog .
ECU police were looking for a man who allegedly committed assault and sexual battery against a female student on campus.
A Farmington teen has been charged with rape, kidnapping and aggravated battery for allegedly assaulting a 42-year-old woman.
Webb faces assault and domestic battery charges.
Yolanda Nubine, 43, on a charge of assault and battery.
As the number of accusers increases against John Travolta, the first man to claim he suffered from assault, sexual battery and sexual harassment at the hands of the A-list actor has released an exclusive statement to RadarOnline.com.
Guillermo Ortiz, 41, is charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (shod foot), vandalizing property and disturbing the peace.
A police report has revealed the details that led to Wednesday's arrest of William Drayton, Jr, also known as Flavor Flav, on charges of assault with a deadly weapon and misdemeanor domestic violence (battery).
Conditions at Augusta, Bush Field, GA. Augusta Commissioner Alvin Mason appeared in a Richmond County courtroom to face charges of simple assault and battery and family violence for a December 2011 incident involving his wife.
Deuce is suing some of this former Hollywood Undead band members for assault and battery following an incident last May outside of a Los Angeles Club.
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