manslaughter
noun Date: 14th century the unlawful killing of a human being without express or implied malice

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Synonyms:
, / (without malice)


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  • manslaughter — The unjustifiable, inexcusable and intentional killing of a human being without deliberation, premeditation and malice. State v. Banister, Mo.App., 512 S.W.2d 843, 845. The unlawful killing of a human without any deliberation, which may be… …   Black's law dictionary

  • manslaughter — The unjustifiable, inexcusable and intentional killing of a human being without deliberation, premeditation and malice. State v. Banister, Mo.App., 512 S.W.2d 843, 845. The unlawful killing of a human without any deliberation, which may be… …   Black's law dictionary

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