assault

[n] - thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1946 2. [n] - close fighting during the culmination of a military attack 3. [n] - a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped
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assault

Intentional act or threat of physical violence against a person. In English law it is both a crime and a tort (a civil wrong). The kinds of criminal assault are common (ordinary); aggravated (more...
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Assault

friendly combat between two fencers
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Assault

friendly combat between two fencers
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Assault

An unlawful attack on someone by words or deeds. Physical contact is not essential.
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Assault

As·sault' noun [ Middle English asaut , assaut , Old French assaut , asalt , French assaut , Late Latin assaltus ; Latin ad + saltus a leaping, a springing, salire to leap. See Assail .] 1. A violent onset or attack wi...
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Assault

As·sault' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Assaulted ; present participle & verbal noun Assaulting .] [ From Assault , noun : confer Old French assaulter , Late Latin assaltare ...
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assault

1. A violent onset or attack with physical means, as blows, weapons, etc.; an onslaught; the rush or charge of an attacking force; onset; as, to make assault upon a man, a house, or a town. 'The Spanish general prepared to renew the assault.' (Prescott) 'Unshaken bears the assault Of their most dreaded foe, the strong southwest.' (Wordsworth) ... 2...
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Assault

noun thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1946
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Assault

• (n.) An apparently violent attempt, or willful offer with force or violence, to do hurt to another; an attempt or offer to beat another, accompanied by a degree of violence, but without touching his person, as by lifting the fist, or a cane, in a threatening manner, or by striking at him, and missing him. If the blow aimed takes effect, it i...
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Assault

(foaled 1943), American racehorse (Thoroughbred), winner of the Triple Crown—the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes—in ...
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assault

assault, in law, an attempt or threat, going beyond mere words, to use violence, with the intent and the apparent ability to do harm to another. If violent contact actually occurs, the offense of battery has been committed; modern criminal statutes often combine assault and battery. An assault may b...
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Assault

Whenever one person makes a willful attempt or threat to injure someone else, and also has an apparent, present ability to carry out the threat such as by flourishing or pointing a dangerous weapon or device at the other. An "assault" may be committed without actually striking or injuring another person. (same as forcible assault)
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Assault

(v) Assault is the intentional action by which a person cause or attempt to cause injury or threat to injure when he is capable of inflicting injury to another person. An assault need not result in injury to the other person.
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Assault

In British law, assault is an attempt or offer, with force and violence, to do a corporal hurt to another, as by striking at him with or without a weapon. If a person lift up or stretch forth his arm and offer to strike another, or menace any one with any staff or weapon, it is an assault in law. Assault, therefore, does not necessarily imply a hit...
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assault

Intentional act or threat of physical violence against a person. In English law it is both a crime and a tort (a civil wrong). The kinds of criminal assault are common (ordinary); aggravated (more serious, such as causing actual bodily harm); or indecent (of a sexual nature)
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Assault

[1988 video game] In Assault, the player must take control for a futuristic tank, attacking the surface forces of an alien environment; the game`s main draw was its innovative controls and perspective. The tank is controlled by two four-way joysticks - and the standard movements, such as `forward` and `turn left`, are executed in the same m...
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Assault

[horse] ==Early life== Foaled at King Ranch in Texas, Assault was sired by Bold Venture, who had won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. His dam was the unraced Igual, by Horse of the Year Equipoise. Assault`s third dam was Masda, who was a full sister to Man o` War. His full-brother was Air Lift. Described as being `on the delicate si...
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Assault

[tort] In common law, assault is the tort of acting intentionally, that is with either general or specific intent, causing the reasonable apprehension of an immediate harmful or offensive contact. Because assault requires intent, it is considered an intentional tort, as opposed to a tort of negligence. Actual ability to carry out the appreh...
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Assault

In common law, assault is the act of creating apprehension of an imminent harmful or offensive contact with a person. An assault is carried out by a threat of bodily harm coupled with an apparent, present ability to cause the harm. It is both a crime and a tort and, therefore, may result in either criminal and/or civil liability. Generally, the co...
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ASSAULT

a broad category of misdemeanours including physical attacks (with or without weapons) short of killing them, but also frightening a person with intimidating gestures and threats. There was a category of assault with intent to *rape, which (unlike rape itself) was also a misdemeanour
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Assault

A friendly combat between two fencers, where score may or may not be kept, and is generally not a part of any competition. Formerly, public exhibitions (spectator events) were often conducted as assaults, rather than as round-robin or direct-elimination events, especially with a few fencers. (See also Bout).
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assault

Threat to inflict injury with an apparent ability to do so. Also, any intentional display of force which would give victim reason to fear or expect immediate bodily harm. Aggravated assault must include another act which is also criminal, e.g., an attempt to cause serious bodily injury or commit another crime or use of a deadly weapon. Compare batt...
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Assault

Threat to inflict injury with an apparent ability to do so. Also, any intentional display of force that would give the victim reason to fear or expect immediate bodily harm.
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Assault

A crime that occurs when one person tries to physically harm another in a way that makes the person under attack feel immediately threatened. Actual physical contact is not necessary; threatening gestures that would alarm any reasonable person can constitute an assault. Assault is often charged with battery, which requires intended physical contact...
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