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TO STAB. To make a wound with a pointed instrument; a stab differs from a cut, (q.v.) or a wound. (q.v.) Russ. & Ry. 356; Russ. on Cr. 597; Bac. Ab. Maihem, B.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The deaths come after a fortnight of rampant knife crime in the capital, which saw 10 other victims suffer from fatal or serious stab wounds.
The Jordanian man was stabbed twice, one deep stab wound to the chest and one superficial stab wound to the back, and the Syrian was stabbed once in his waist.
The man had stab wounds on the left side of his head, his left cheek, the right side of the chest, the right hip and his right back shoulder.
According to the local fire department, the girl had a stab wound in her abdomen and said while being transported to hospital that she was stabbed suddenly while sitting at a table playing a video game.
A STAB victim was in hospital today with serious injuries after being wounded in the stomach.
The 31-year-old man - named in reports as Paul Otieno - is under guard after undergoing surgery for stab wounds to his neck and body.
The 31-year-old man remained under guard in hospital after undergoing surgery for stab wounds.
Existing forensic techniques are limited in their ability to determine exactly when a stab wound was inflicted.
The 18-year-old was found with stab wounds by a member of the public at around 10.30pm near Maryland railway station in Leytonstone Road, Stratford.
Police were called to New Cross hospital, where the man died from what is understood to have been a stab wound to the heart.