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assault and battery
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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threatened violence (assault) in which the assailant makes physical contact (battery)
  • ...the boys came before the probate judge on charges of disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace, assault and battery, and using abusive and profane language in the presence and hearing of a female.
    p. 12.7
assault and battery = threatened violence (assault) in which the assailant makes physical contact (battery)
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