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assault
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

2 uses
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Definition
to attack someone or something physically or verbally; or to threaten violence
  • Second thing you can do is stay away from my cook or I'll have you up for assault-
    p. 334.9
assault = the crime of threatening or attempting to physically harm someone
  • You don't have to touch her, all you have to do is make her afraid, an' if assault ain't enough to keep you locked up awhile, I'll get you in on the Ladies' Law, so get outa my sight!
    p. 334.9
assault = the crime of threatening or attempting to physically harm someone
There are no more uses of "assault" in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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