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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.

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An undercover drugs detective was shot at three times and stabbed in the back with a sword.
Holland, who officials said was stabbed in the back, was released Tuesday.
Casey Holland, 25, was released in the afternoon after having been stabbed in the back during the Sunday event at Dakota's restaurant.