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UNLAWFUL GAME (see GAMING),

meaning of the term, 859.
“UNLAWFULLY” (see KNOWINGLY),

meaning of the word, 732.
not equivalent in meaning to “knowingly,” 732

equivalent for “illegally," 840.
UNLICENSED VENDING, words repealing provision concerning, how. 151.
* UNTIL (see FROM AND AFTER),

how, construed in statute, 111, note, 218.

"and until,” in statute concerning deserting seamen, 218
UNUSUAL STATUTE, to be strictly construed, 265.
USAGE (seo CUSTOM),

expounding statute by, 101, 104.
how, regarded in interpretation, 149, 150.
construction of statute by members of bar, 104, nota

when modifies terms of statute, 104, note.
USE, of word in statute, gives statutory meaning, 242
USING ESTRAY, wrongful offense of, 462-464.
“UTTER,” “UTTERING” (see Pass; PUT OFF),

meaning of the word, 306.
"show forth in evidence,” not an equivalent for, 309.
doctrine of, analogous to attempt, 306.

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"VALUABLE SECURITIES,” meaning of the words, 840. “VALUABLE THING” (see THING BET),

meaning of the words, 346, note.

statutory offense of betting, 875; how the allegation, 900. VALUE (see SUM),

statutes as to, in larceny, how construed, 127.
whether allege, in larceny, 427; in malicious mischief, 444, 445; in

taking up and using an estray, 464; in betting on election, 946.

proof of, in bet on election, 949. VARIANCE,

in recital of private act in indictment, 396, 400, 401.
as to color of animal in malicious mischief, 443.
in the name, in polygamy, 604.
as to intent, in false election answers, 841.

in the proceeding for gaming, 896, 910, 911; for horse-racing, 9280
VEHICLES, by-laws regulating speed of, good, 20.
VENEREAL DISEASE, carnal knowledge of girl, by man with, 496
VENUE (see COUNTY; PLACE),

statutes as to the, how construed, 198.
how, in indictment for polygamy, 599.
what terms interchangeable, 198, note.

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VERDICT (see CONVICTION),

repeal of law after, ends prosecution, 177.
when “trial” may include steps after, 347a.
not always necessary to a conviction, 348, nota

how the, in concealment of birth, 780. “VESSEL” (see CRAFT; SHIP OR VESSEL),

not include a brig or steam tug, 246a, note VESTED PROPERTY (see PRIVATE PROPERTY). VESTED RIGHTS (see NON-VESTED Rights),

may be enforced by new remedy, 84, 850.
statute cannot divest, 85a.
interpretation, once made, not so receded from as to divest, 1040
do not change with change of law, 175.
effect on, of repeal of statute, 177a, 178.
a public office is not a vested right, 1780.
prevail over statutes of limitations, 265.

doctrine of, not applicable to crime. 266. VILLAGE, word “town” may include a, 299a. "VINOUS LIQUOR,” what is, 1010. “ VIOLATION OF DECENCY," how allege, on statute against drunken

ness, 980.
VIOLATION OF SABBATH (see LORD's Day).
“VIRTUOUS," effect of word, in statute against seduction, 639.
VOID,

as to holding by-law, 26, 34.
as to holding statute, 33, 34, 36a, 38, 39a-41.
interpretation should not render statute, 82, 98.

void act, legislature cannot validate, 33, note VOID MARRIAGE, penal consequences of intercourse under, 662, 666, 718,

727. VOIDABLE MARRIAGE,

sufficient foundation for polygamy, 589; adultery, 666

cohabitation under, not punishable, 727. "VOLUNTARILY WITHDRAWN,” meaning of the words, in polygamy

statute, 597.
VOTE, election judges unlawfully receiving, 838
VOTING (see ELECTION OFFENSES),

what constitutes a, 816.
how allege act of, 836; prove, 842a.
out of state, how far permissible, 811-818
poll-lists as evidence of one's, 8420.

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WAGER (SEA GAMING),

statutes restricting suits on, not retrospective, 84, note.
what, how reprehensible in law, 848, 852, 937.
whether essential element in gaming, 858, 860.
civil action for, 848; indictable under statutes, 852

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WAGER (continued),

and “bet,” distinguished, 870, 871.
one procuring another to lay a, for his profit, 881.
note given in lieu of stake void, 934, note.

money not recoverable after delivery by stakeholder, 934, note.
WAGON, indictment for malicious injury to, how, 447.
WALKING-STICK, whether, an “offensive weapon,” 321
WAR (see NECESSITY),

may annul treaty, 14.
effect of, on limitations statute, 261a, 267.

constitutional right to keep and bear arms refers to, 793.
“WARDEN OF FLEET,” signifying, in statute, all jailers, 1906, note
WAREHOUSE (see OUT-HOUSE),

sleeping in, to protect goods, not make it a “dwelling-house,” 279.
when, part of dwelling-house, 285.

meaning of the word, 293.
“WARES,” meaning of the word, 344
WARRANT (see ARREST),

right to detain under; by-law, statute, 23.

arresting for drunkenness without, 796. WARRANT OF ARREST, whether issuing, is commencement of prosecu

tion, 261. WARRANT OF COMMITMENT, whether, commencement of prosecution,

261. “WARRANT FOR DELIVERY OF GOODS,” meaning of the words, 332,

333, 335.
“WARRANT FOR PAYMENT OF MONEY,” meaning of the words, 332,

333, 335.
WATCH AND CHAIN, are not “ jewelry,” 347.
WATER, boiling, is “destructive matter,” 324.
WAY (see HIGHWAY; PASSAGE-WAY; PUBLIC WAY; STREET),

through burial-ground, statute as to, construed, 156.
indictment at common law for non-repair of turnpike, though penalty

in charter, 164, note.
“street, lane or passage-way,” meaning of, 206.

wható a “public place," 298.
WEAPON (see CARRYING WEAPONS; DANGEROUS WEAPON; DEADLY

WEAPON; HEAVY WEAPON; OFFENSIVE WEAPON),

carry, to exhibit it as a curiosity, 789.
“WEAPON DRAWN,” meaning of the words, 323.
WEEKS, rule for computing number of, 107.
WHAMPOA, in China, whether on "high seas,” 304
WHARVES, whether by-laws may regulate, 20.
WHEAT (see STACK OF WHEAT),
“WHERRY,” not include a brig or steam-tug, 246a, note.
WHIPPING (see PUNISHMENT),

milder punishment than death, 185.
whether, milder than imprisonment, 185 and note.

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“WHISKEY” (see LIQUOR SELLING),

what, whether judicially known, 1006a.

how allege unlicensed sale of, 1038; prove, 1048. WHITE PERSON (see NEGRO; NEGROES AND WHITES),

accessory to slave's offense, 144, note.
statute against cohabiting with black, construed, 221
meaning of the term, 274.
and negro, polygamous marriage between, 592.

punishment heavier where adultery is between, 6660.

statutes against, intermarrying, 738.

distinction in gaming, whether playing is with, or negro, 854 “WHOLESALE,” the distinction between, and retail, 1016, note “WHORE,” “WHOREDOM,” meaning of words, 715. WIDER MEANING, words may have their, in strict construction, 204 WIFE (see COVERTURE; MARRIED WOMAN; SINGLE WOMAN),

stealing in husband's dwelling-house, 233.
forbidding, to testify in one case, not permission in another, 2496
as witness in husband's polygamy, 613.
whether, witness to husband's adultery, 688.
witness against husband in abortion, 760.

how bind self and husband in liquor selling, 1025.
WILFUL, when violations of statute must be, to be punishable, 231.
“WILFULLY” (see KNOWINGLY; MALICIOUSLY),

in statute against illegal voting, 824, 825; how allege, 840.

in statute, not “falsely and fraudulently" in indictment, 840. “WILFULLY AND FELONIOUSLY,” not equivalent for “fraudulently,"

458. WINDOW, pushing upward or lowering a, when a breaking, 312 WINNING, by bet on election, how the indictment, 938. WINNING AT GAMES, indictment for, and evidence, 885–888 “WITH,” substitute for "at," in allegation, 908. “WITH EACH OTHER,” effect of the words, in statutes against open

lewdness, 721.
“WITH FORCE," words, not in indictment for carnal abuse, 486.
“WITH INTENT TO BURN,” meaning of the words, 311.
* WITHIN,” how, construed in statute, 111, note.
“WITHIN AGE OF CONSENT,” meaning of the phrase, 584
“ WITHIN TEN FEET,” what the words, in statute include, 211.
• WITHOUT,” effect of word, in statute against burglary, 221.
“WITHOUT HER CONSENT,” words, in statute against rape, 480.
WITNESS (see EVIDENCE; SELF),

how, compelled to testify before grand jury, 137.
for self, statute allowing, how construed, 193.
excluding, from one case, not implied permission in another, 249a.
husband or wife, in polygamy, 613; in adultery, 688.
injured woman in forcible marriage, 623.
woman operated on, in abortion, 760.
one, seeing, another not seeing, 801.

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“WOMAN” (see SINGLE WOMAN),

in ravishment, girl under twelve is a, 211; not in all other cases, 211.
masculine “his ” may signify, 212.
subject of abortion, how, and as witness, 749, 760.

states determine whether, vote, 804; not a “freeman," 826, note
WOOD (see CORD OF WOOD).
WOODEN BUILDINGS,

restraining erection of, by by-laws, 20, note
meaning of term "wooden building," 208

statutes against, construed, 208, 216. WOOD-SHED, part of dwelling-house, 286. WORDS (see LANGUAGE; MEANINGS OF LANGUAGE; MEANINGS OF WORDS;

TECHNICAL WORDS. And see the particular word),
all the, of statute, to have meanings, 80, 82
bending the, from primary meanings, 87.
interpretation not confined to the, 93.
all, have many meanings, 92d, 93, 101, 102.
statutes to be viewed as, in combination, 93.
double meanings to, 94, 95.
same word repeated in same sentence or statute, 950

on same subject, 95a, note.
special, combining with subject, 111.
restricting meanings of the, 119; expanding meanings of the, 120.
enlarging and contracting meanings of, 121.
following the, in interpretation, 145 and note.
when, supplied in liberal interpretation, 189d, 190c.
further of supplying, in statute, 79-81, 101, 243.
meanings of, in strict interpretation, 201217.
in strict construction, case must be within the, 220.
of statute, extend only to cases within its reason, 226, 227.
overlying one another in meaning, 246c-248, 441.
variety in meanings of, 268.

“may” and “shall,” imperative, when, 112, note.
Meanings of the, and phrases, in criminal law, explained, 268-350

introduction, 268-270.
indicating the person acting, 271-275.
the time and place, 276-305.
the thing done, 306-318.
objects acted on, and instrumentalities, 319–347.

the proceedings, 347a-350.
" WOUND,” meaning of the word, 314.
* WOUND INFLICTED,” by another, what is not a, 216
WRIT, whether set out the, in election offenses, 832.
WRITER'S MEANING, aim of interpretation to ascertain, 188.
WRITING (see IN WRITING; PRIVATE WRITINGS),

a statute to be interpreted as a, 4.
not dispensed with by verbal consent, 237.
proof of, where terms of bet are in, 947.

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