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ELECTROCUTE Definition & Legal Meaning

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To put to death by passing through the body a current of electricityof high power. This term, descriptive of the method of inflicting the death penalty onconvicted criminals in some of the states, is a vulgar neologism of hybrid origin, whichshould be discountenanced.

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