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What is CHAUD-MEDLEY

A homicide committed in the heat of an affray and while under the influence of passion; it is thus distinguished from chancc-mcdlcy, which is the killing of a man in a casual affray in self-defense. 4 Bl. Comm. 184. See 1 Russ. Crimes, 660.

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