crim. con

  • 1 crim con — abbrev. criminal conversation * * * …

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  • 2 crim con — abbrev. criminal conversation …

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  • 3 crim. con. — Civil Law. See criminal conversation. * * * crim. con. (law) abbrev Criminal conversation * * * crim. con., Law. criminal conversation; adultery …

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  • 4 crim con — abbreviation criminal conversation …

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  • 5 crim. con. — Civil Law. See criminal conversation. * * * …

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  • 6 crim. con. — Criminal conversation. See adultery …

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  • 7 crim. con. — An abbreviation for criminal conversation, denoting adultery …

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  • 8 crim. con. — An abbreviation of criminal conversation, q. v …

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  • 9 Criminal conversation — Criminal conversation, commonly known as crim. con., is a tort arising from adultery. History of criminal conversation It was based upon compensation for the husband s loss of property rights in his wife, the wife being regarded as his… …

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  • 10 Lizbeth Gamboa Song — Directora General del Instituto Quintanarroense de la Mujer …

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  • 11 Criminal — Crim i*nal (kr?m ? nal), a. [L. criminalis, fr. crimen: cf. F. criminel. See {Crime}.] 1. Guilty of crime or sin. [1913 Webster] The neglect of any of the relative duties renders us criminal in the sight of God. Rogers. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

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  • 12 Criminal action — Criminal Crim i*nal (kr?m ? nal), a. [L. criminalis, fr. crimen: cf. F. criminel. See {Crime}.] 1. Guilty of crime or sin. [1913 Webster] The neglect of any of the relative duties renders us criminal in the sight of God. Rogers. [1913 Webster] 2 …

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  • 13 Criminal conversation — Criminal Crim i*nal (kr?m ? nal), a. [L. criminalis, fr. crimen: cf. F. criminel. See {Crime}.] 1. Guilty of crime or sin. [1913 Webster] The neglect of any of the relative duties renders us criminal in the sight of God. Rogers. [1913 Webster] 2 …

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  • 14 Criminal law — Criminal Crim i*nal (kr?m ? nal), a. [L. criminalis, fr. crimen: cf. F. criminel. See {Crime}.] 1. Guilty of crime or sin. [1913 Webster] The neglect of any of the relative duties renders us criminal in the sight of God. Rogers. [1913 Webster] 2 …

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  • 15 Contraction — Con*trac tion, n. [L. contractio: cf. F. contraction.] 1. The act or process of contracting, shortening, or shrinking; the state of being contracted; as, contraction of the heart, of the pupil of the eye, or of a tendon; the contraction produced… …

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  • 16 criminal conversation — Civil Law. adultery. Abbr.: crim. con. [1760 70] * * * …

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  • 17 Charles Phillips (Irish barrister) — For other people named Charles Phillips, see Charles Phillips (disambiguation). Charles Phillips (1787? 1859) was an Irish barrister and writer. Phillips was born at Sligo about 1787, was son of Charles Phillips, a councillor of the town, who was …

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  • 18 criminal conversation —    obsolete    adultery    Usually committed by the woman, in whom it was thought more reprehensible, and abbreviated to crim con in legal jargon:     In 1837, Mrs Charlotte Travanion née Brereton, of Cornwall, was accused of having criminal… …

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  • 19 adultery — n. Violation of the marriage bed, infidelity, breaking of the marriage vows, advoutry, criminal conversation, crim. con …

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  • 20 criminal conversation — [Abbreviated Crim. con.] Adultery …

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