atrocious assault and battery


noun Law.

an assault involving the actual wounding and maiming of another person.
aggravated assault.

Nearby words

  1. atrioventricular septum,
  2. atrip,
  3. atrium,
  4. atroceruleous,
  5. atrocious,
  6. atrociously,
  7. atrocity,
  8. atropatene,
  9. atrophedema,
  10. atrophia

Origin of atrocious assault and battery

First recorded in 1930–35

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