dangerous weapon

  • 1dangerous weapon — dangerous weap·on n: an object that when used as an instrument of offense is capable of causing serious bodily injury compare deadly weapon Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 2dangerous weapon — One dangerous to life; one by the use of which a serious or fatal wound or injury may probably or possibly be inflicted. In context of criminal possession of a weapon can be any article which, in circumstances in which it is used, attempted to be …

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  • 3dangerous weapon — One dangerous to life; one by the use of which a serious or fatal wound or injury may probably or possibly be inflicted. In context of criminal possession of a weapon can be any article which, in circumstances in which it is used, attempted to be …

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  • 4dangerous weapon — An instrument which, when used in the ordinary manner contemplated by its design and construction, will, or is likely to, cause death or great bodily harm. Barboursville ex rel. Bates v Taylor, 115 W Va 4, 174 SE 485, 92 ALR 1093. Whether an… …

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  • 5dangerous — dan·ger·ous adj 1: creating a risk of bodily injury a dangerous condition of a public building 2: able or likely to inflict esp. serious bodily injury a dangerous criminal with no regard for human life a dangerous animal; also: deadly …

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  • 6weapon — index bomb, cudgel, gun Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 weapon …

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  • 7dangerous — dangerous, hazardous, precarious, perilous, risky all mean attended by or involving the possibility of loss, evil, injury, harm; however, they are frequently not freely interchangeable in usage. Dangerous applies to persons, things, or situations …

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  • 8dangerous condition — I noun crisis, dangerous situation, emergency, endangerment, hazard, imperilment, jeopardy, menace, ominousness, peril, pitfall, precariousness, predicament, razor s edge, threat, unhealthy situation associated concepts: dangerous drugs,… …

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  • 9dangerous instrumentality — Anything which has the inherent capacity to place people in peril, either in itself (e.g. dynamite), or by a careless use of it (e.g. boat). Green v. Ross, D.C.Fla., 338 F.Supp. 365, 367. Due care must be exercised in using to avoid injury to… …

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  • 10dangerous instrumentality — Anything which has the inherent capacity to place people in peril, either in itself (e.g. dynamite), or by a careless use of it (e.g. boat). Green v. Ross, D.C.Fla., 338 F.Supp. 365, 367. Due care must be exercised in using to avoid injury to… …

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  • 11weapon — An instrument of offensive or defensive combat, or anything used, or designed to be used, in destroying, defeating, threatening, or injuring a person. The term is chiefly used, in law, in the statutes prohibiting the carrying or using of… …

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  • 12weapon — Anything used or designed to be used in destroying, defeating, or injuring an enemy; an instrument of offensive or defensive combat. 56 Am J1st Weap § 2, Something with which to fight. Harris v Cameron, 81 Wis 239, 51 NW 437. See dangerous… …

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  • 13Dangerous (Busta Rhymes song) — Dangerous Single by Busta Rhymes from the album When Disaster Strikes …

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  • 14Weapon possession (crime) — Weapon possession refers to a class of crime regarding the unlawful possession of a weapon by a citizen within an established society …

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  • 15Dangerous Ground — Theatrical Release Poster Directed by Darrell Roodt Produced …

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  • 16Dangerous Crossing — (1953 film) DVD cover Directed by Joseph M. Newman Produced by Robert Bassler …

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  • 17Weapon of mass destruction — For the Hip hop album, see Weapons of Mass Destruction (album). Weapons of mass destruction …

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  • 18Weapon X — This article is about the clandestine government anti mutant project, for the reality jumping team of antiheroes, see Weapon X (Exiles); for the individuals called Weapon X, see Wolverine (comics) or Garrison Kane; for the Weapon Plus Project,… …

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  • 19Weapon dance — The weapon dance employs weapons or stylized versions of weapons traditionally used in combat in order to simulate, recall, or reenact combat or the moves of combat in the form of dance, usually for some ceremonial purpose. Such dancing is quite… …

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  • 20dangerous — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel, look, prove, seem, sound ▪ become, get ▪ The situation could get dangerous …

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