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synonyms for assault and battery

  • mugging
  • simple assault
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The case was an assault and battery that came off between two men named Brown and Henderson.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Pat Malone, you are fined five dollars for assault and battery on Mike Sweeney.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
To-day I have stood in the main battery which has fired a shot establishing, in its way, a record in the annals of destruction.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
He made a violent assault against the nation of his enemies, and in the descent he destroyed the adversaries.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Tombs had two horses shot under him, and thirteen out of fifty men in his battery were killed or wounded.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The imperialists under the duke of Bourbon, took Rome by assault and plundered it.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
Edwin had to brace himself again, for an assault upon the fastness of the stationmaster.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
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