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
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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.
TEN people have denied conspiracy to cause grievous bodily harm in connection with the murder of a teenage Army cadet.
Scally, from Farningham, Kent, was convicted by a jury of causing grievous bodily harm.
Simon Bagnall had denied inflicting grievous bodily harm on victim Mark Harrison last September but was convicted by a jury at Warwick Crown Court.
Thompson also denied an alternative charge of wounding the woman with intent to cause her grievous bodily harm.
Steven Johnson will face charges of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and unlawful wounding following an alleged incident outside a Cardiff nightclub in May.
A former Staffordshire pub licensee who bit off a drinker's nose has been convicted of causing grievous bodily harm.
Thomas had pleaded guilty to three charges of attempting to inflict grievous bodily harm, one of wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm and one of wounding inflicting grievous bodily harm.
At his trial at Newcastle Crown Court, jurors convicted him of three counts of inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent and cruelty.
On Tuesday, Alan Collinson, 25, denied causing grievous bodily harm with intent to Jamie Fleming, but admitted the lesser charge of inflicting grievous bodily harm.
In 2002, Davies, who served three years as a Royal Marine, was court marshalled after admitting grievous bodily harm. Davies punched a fellow Marine so hard he broke his jaw in two places.
All three men denied causing grievous bodily harm with intent on April 4 and an alternative, charge of inflicting grievous bodily harm.