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This term designates a person who is disabled, incapable, or incompetent,
either from physical or mental weakness or defects, whether produced by age or
other causes, to such an extent as to render the individual comparatively helpless in a
personal conflict with one possessed of ordinary health and strength. Hall v. State, 16
Tex. App. 11, 4’J Am. Rep. 824.


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