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DEFILE Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

To debauch, deflower, or corrupt the chastity of a woman. The term doesnot necessarily imply force or ravishment, nor does it connote previous immaculateness.State v. Montgomery, 79 Iowa, 737. 45 N. W. 292; State v. Fernald, S8 Iowa, 553, 55 N. W. 534.


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