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UXORICIDE Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

The killing of a wife by her husband; one who murders his wife. Not a technical term of the law. V. 1195 VADUM V V. As an abbreviation, this letter may stand for “Victoria,” “volume,” or “verb;” also “vide” (see) and “voce” (word.) It is also a common abbreviation of “versus,” in the titles of causes, and reported cases. V. C. An abbreviation for “vice-chancellor.” V. C. C. An abbreviation for “vice-chancellor’s court” V. E. An abbreviation for “venditioni exponas,” (q. v.) V. G. An abbreviation for “verbi gratia,” for the sake of example.


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