What is REFINEMENT?

A term sometimes employed to describe verbiage inserted in a pleading or indictment, over and above what is necessary to be set forth ; or an objection to a plea or indictment on the ground of its failing to include such superfluous matter. See State v. Gallimon, 24 N. C. 377; State v. Peak, 130 N. C. 711, 41 S. E. 887.

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