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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Scots law, the offense of maliciously cutting off or otherwise separating any limb or member from the body of another.

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  • That's one of the possibilities . . .

    December 25, 2008

  • the cutting off of a limb

    November 8, 2008