One dangerous to life; one by the use of which a fatal wound may probably or possibly be given. As the manner of use enters Into the consideration as well as other circumstances, the question is for the jury. U. S. v. Reeves, (C. C.) 38 Fed. 404; State v. Hammond, 14 S. D. 545. 86 N. W. 627; State v. Lynch, 88 Me. 195. 33 Atl. 97S; State v. Scott, 39 La. Ann. 943, 3 South. 83.
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