grievous bodily harm


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grievous bodily harm

n
(Law) criminal law really serious injury caused by one person to another. Abbreviation: GBH
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Noun1.grievous bodily harm - street names for gamma hydroxybutyrategrievous bodily harm - street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate
gamma hydroxybutyrate, GHB - a club drug available in liquid or powder form is taken orally (frequently combined with alcohol); used to incapacitate individuals for the commission of sexual assault and rape
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grievous bodily harm

n (Law) → lesione f personale grave
References in classic literature ?
The old lady was timorous--most old ladies are--and her first impression was that the bloated lad was about to do her some grievous bodily harm with the view of possessing himself of her loose coin.
Banda is charged with causing grievous bodily harm without intent after allegedly having unprotected sex without disclosing he was HIV positive.
A 17-year-old male, from Toxteth, had been charged with possession of an offensive weapon and causing grievous bodily harm with intent over the incident on May 4.
All three are charged with wounding with intent to commit grievous bodily harm and affray.
Prosecutor Mel Hughes told the court that Cooper is alleged to have entered as a trespasser a house in Tre Dafydd, Penygroes and to have attempted to inflict grievous bodily harm on Deborah Swinley, 54, and James Brunson, 37.
Davey had been convicted of three counts of grievous bodily harm and cruelty.
Dr Death, was sentenced on July 1 to seven years' jail for the manslaughter of three patients and causing grievous bodily harm to a fourth.
Richardson, from Slough, admitted lesser charges of grievous bodily harm, aggravated vehicle-taking and dangerous driving over the incident, but was found guilty by a jury at Reading Crown Court of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.
THE mother of a baby mauled to death by a rottweiler has been arrested for an alleged grievous bodily harm attack on someone who joked about her tot's death.
A 13-year-old boy appeared in court yesterday accused of murder, attempted murder and causing grievous bodily harm after an alleged group attack which left one teenager dead and another seriously injured.
A 51-year-old Chepstow man was due to appear in court yesterday charged with grievous bodily harm following an alleged stabbing earlier this week.
The Belfast Crown Court judge also formally entered verdicts of not guilty on four other charges including the attempted murder of Mr McDaid's friend Damien Fleming, assaulting Mr McDaid, causing grievous bodily harm to Mr Fleming, and also of causing an affray on May 29, 2009.