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corpus delicti
used in The Mill on the Floss

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literally translates as "the body of evidence"; the objective proof that a crime has been committed
  • "But Lors ha' massy, how did you get near such mud as that?" said Sally, making a wry face, as she stooped down and examined the corpus delicti.
    1.10 -- Book 1 Chapter 10 -- Maggie Behaves Worse Than She Expected (62% in)

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