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AFTERNOON Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

This word has two senses. It may mean the whole time from noon to midnight; or it may mean the earlier part of that time, as distinguished from the evening. When used in a statute its meaning must be determined by the context and the circumstances of the subject- matter. Reg. v. Knapp, 2 EL. & Bl. 451.


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