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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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She found blood staining in the yard and small drops of blood in the back room, leading her to conclude he was stabbed in the back room.
The woman, who was stabbed in the back was taken to Nicosia General Hospital and operated on.
The woman had been stabbed in the right hand while the man had been stabbed in the back and arm.