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PROSTITUTION Definition & Legal Meaning

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Common lewdness; whoredom; the act or practice of a woman who permits any man who will pay her price to have sexual intercourse with her. See Com. v. Cook, 12 Mete. (Mass.) 97. Protectio trahit subjectionem, et sub- jectio protectiouem. Protection draws with it subjection, and subjection protection. 7 Coke, 5a. The protection of an individual by government is on condition of his submis- sion to the laws, and such submission on the other hand entitles the individual to the protection of the government Broom, Max. 78.


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