grievous bodily harm

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n grievous bodily harm street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate
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Usage

In literature:

A new and most unpleasant system of menace had begun, and the intent appeared to be to do him grievous bodily harm.
"Return of the Native" by Thomas Hardy
Three men were charged with having done grievous bodily harm to a man named Conolly.
"Is Ulster Right?" by Anonymous
You must charge them with inflicting grievous bodily harm and we must issue an information.
"Australia Revenged" by Boomerang
Arthur Hamilton Upcher, with intent to do him grievous bodily harm, at Baconsthorpe, on January 3rd.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 2" by Charles Mackie
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In news:

The prosecutor's office has brought tough charges, requesting a 10-year sentence for causing grievous bodily harm, her lawyer said on television on Friday.
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