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CHASTE CHARACTER Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

This term, as used in statutes, means actual personal virtue, and not reputation or good name. It may include the character of one who was formerly unchaste but is reformed. Kenyon v. People, 26 N. Y. 203, 84 Am. Dec. 177; Boak v. State, 5 Iowa, 430; People v. Nelson, 153 N. Y. 90, 46 N. E. 1010. 60 Am. St. Rep. 592; People v. Mills, 94 Mich. 630, 54 N. W. 488.


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