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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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A court heard the stabbing happened at a home in Tunstall in the early hours of November 24 last year after the teenager turned up at a party unannounced.
The ( stabbing occurred Thursday morning in Pittsburgh when two women were attacked by a man armed with a knife.
During that evening, the deceased and her son arrived at the flat after which Diergaardt brutally attacked her by stabbing her 27 times with several kitchen knives.
Among them is the fatal stabbing of Patrick Hill who died in hospital three days after being found with stab wounds at Albany House in Earlsdon back in February.
Not long after the stabbing, a man arrived at a police station with a stab wound and was arrested for the attempted murder of the young man.
The first stabbing took place at 7.02pm on Saturday at Aberdeen Road following reports of an assault.
The Australian Associated Press quoted a tradesman who witnessed the first stabbing, Chris Burton, as saying the attacker looked "crazy and frazzled."
On Sunday, the Dubai Court of First Instance convicted the Emirati defendant of stabbing his son with a knife.
ONE in five stabbings involving children under 16 happens just after school, a poll found.
Israeli police investigates at the scene of an stabbing attack in the West Bank settlement of Gush Etzion Sunday, Sept.
The man later attempted suicide by stabbing himself.
And on February 9 this year, a man was left for dead after a stabbing horror in Anderton Road, Sparkbrook.