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Beading a deed or other Instrument to an illiterate or blind man (who is a party to it) in a false or deceitful manner, so that he conceives a wrong idea of its tenor or contents. See 5 Coke, 19; 0 East, 309; Hallenbeck v. Dewitt, 2 Johns. (N. Y.) 404.


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