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ALFET, obsolete. A vessel in which hot water was put, for the purpose of dipping a criminal's arm in it up to the elbow.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Awendo Deputy County Commissioner Alfet Jilo said the police were still investigating as the girl and her parents are denying that she is 12 years old."We are still investigating to ascertain the actual age of the girl because the birth certificate presented by the parents indicates she was born in the year 2005.