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  • noun Plural form of manslaughter.

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  • Of the 174 murders and non-negligent manslaughters, 80 occurred on campus -- 13 of which took place in residence halls; 82 occurred on public property immediately adjacent to campuses; and 12 occurred at non-campus facilities.

    New data on campus violence

  • Of the 174 murders and non-negligent manslaughters, 80 occurred on campus -- 13 of which took place in residence halls; 82 occurred on public property immediately adjacent to campuses; and 12 occurred at non-campus facilities.

    New analysis of violence on campus

  • Murder cases are dropped down to voluntary manslaughters.

    CNN Transcript Aug 5, 2009

  • Of the violent crimes, the estimated number of murders and nonnegligent manslaughters increased 1.8 percent, and that of robberies increased 7.2 percent (FBI Release its 2006 Crime Statistics, FBI, www. fbi.gov/pressre1/pressre107/cius092407. htm).

    Human Rights Record of United States in 2007

  • There have been four manslaughters, one murder, 56 woundings and more than 700 assaults since "Home Detention Curfew" came into force in 1999.

    Ankle Bracelet Criminals Still Committing Crimes | Impact Lab

  • The figure's almost doubled the 57 murders in Newark 10 years ago, but that number, a dramatic drop from the 102 murders and manslaughters in 1995.

    CNN Transcript Aug 7, 2007

  • KIELTY: No, the largest cases that we've had, are just, you know, we've had some manslaughters, and some other large scales, maybe some other cases involving kids.

    CNN Transcript Jan 18, 2007

  • They seldom or neuer fall out among themselues, and, as for fightings or brawlings, wounds or manslaughters, they neuer happen among them.

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  • He read of three murders, five manslaughters, seven arsons, and as many as eleven rapes — a surprisingly high number — in addition to many less conspicuous crimes, to be tried during a coming Sessions; and from one piece of news he went on to another, keeping the paper well before his face.

    The Man of Property

  • Hans, of and for all iniuries, damages, grieuances, and drownings, or manslaughters done and committed, as they alleage, against them, deliuered and exhibited in written articles, vnto the aboue named

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

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