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OBLITERATION Definition & Legal Meaning

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Erasure or blotting out of written words. Obliteration is not limited to effacing the letters of a will or scratching thein out or blotting them so completely that they cannot be read. A line drawn through the writing is obliteration, though it may leave it as legible as it was before. See Glass v. Scott, 14 Colo. App. 377, 00 Pac. 180; Evans’ Appeal, 5S Pa. 244; Townshend v. Iloward, SG Me. 285, 29 Atl. 1077; State v. Kuippa, 29 Tex. 29S.


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