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DEADLY WEAPON Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

Such weapons or Instruments as are made and designed for offensive or defensive purposes, or for the destruction of life or the infliction of injury. Com. v. Branhnm, S Bush (IC.v.) 387.
A deadly weapon is one likely to produce death or great bodily harm. People v. Fuqua, 58 Cal. 245.
A deadly weapon Is one which In the manner used is capable of producing death, or
of inflicting great bodily injury, or seriously wounding. McReynolds v. State, 4 Tex. App. 327.


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