In criminal law. This offense consists in the attempt to influence a jurycorruptly to one side or the other, by promises, persuasions, entreaties, entertainments,douceurs, and the like. The person guilty of it is called an “embraceor.” Brown; State v.Williams, 136 Mo. 293. 38 S. W. 75; Grannis v. Branden, 5 Day (Conn.) 274. 5 Am. Dec.143; State v. Brown, 95 N. C. 6S6; Brown v. Beauchamp, 5 T. B. Mon. (Ky.) 415, 17Am. Dec. 81.

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