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WETHER. A castrated ram, at least one year old in ark indictment it may be called a sheep. 4 Car. & Payne, 216; 19 Eng. Com. Law Rep. 351.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Wethers, in his 30s, is accused of having sex with her against her will.
EDINBURGH: Matthew Wethers 17+1, George Stancl 10+2, Derek Sneddon 8+1, Caj Laukkanen 8, Andrew Tully 4+1, Aaron Summers 1, Kalle Katajisto 0.
The Longwool Improvement Project on behalf of Hybu Cig Cymru, the English Beef and Lamb Executive and Quality Meat Scotland measured the performance of Mule wether lambs and ewe lambs and involved 13 flocks of Bluefaced Leicester.
It was the 17th straight game that Shipp (23 points), Wethers (21) and Tamir (18) scored in double figures.
DIAMONDS: Steve Worrall, R/R for Thomas Jorgensen, Lasse Bjerre, Matty Wethers, Ulrich Ostergaard, Max Clegg, Danny Phillips.
Leslie Robertson, shepherd at Ham Farm, Thurso, sold just under 400 Texel Cheviot cross wethers to average PS56.34 with a top price of PS65.
However, two more 5-1 wins for the Diamonds by Worrall and Starke (heat 13) and by ex-Monarchs' Wethers and Clegg (heat 14) sealed a welldeserved final place for Newcastle.
Worrall won the tightest of battles on the opening bend of Heat 13 pulling ahead of Summers who came round Jorgensen for second, but Etheridge, blasting wide off bend two round Wethers and Garcia teamed up for another Berwick 5-1 in Heat 14 putting the result, and the full three Shield points into the Bandits' coffers.
And victory was assured in the penultimate race when Kus and reserve replacement Jones scored a 4-2 over Wethers and Charles Wright after the latter went wide and allowed Jones to dive inside.
You have your commercial ranchers who are raising goats in quantities to take to market, there are people whose sole focus is on breeding animals, and you also have those who sell wethers to the 4-H and FFA exhibitors, not to forget those who do a combination of some or all of these.
Ryan Fisher, Andrew Tully and Matthew Wethers all scored full or paid maximums for Monarchs.
PREMIER TROPHY: Glasgow 58 (Bird 15) Redcar 36 (Wethers 10) Glasgow win bonus point' Newport 48 (Wilkinson 14) King's Lynn 45 (Doolan 16) Lynn win bonus point' Stoke 58 (Lemon 14) Berwick 37 (Branney 15), Stoke win bonus point.