Examples from the Web for malam
Such fidelity, however, was taken in malam partem by the high Anglican authorities; they thought it insidious.Apologia Pro Vita Sua|John Henry Cardinal Newman
The very word (crux) was used among them as a curse, especially in the form ad (malam) crucem.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston
Here follows a figure of an unfortunate individual suspended "in malam crucem."
A wiseacre is "one that knows or tells truth; we commonly use it in malam partem for a fool" (Blount, Glossographia, 1674).The Romance of Words (4th ed.)|Ernest Weekley
Why are all acts both of Henry and his Parliament to be taken in malam partem?Froude's History of England|Charles Kingsley