offensive weapon


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offensive weapon

nAngriffswaffe f, → Offensivwaffe f
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He looked about him for an offensive weapon, caught up the snuffers, and, before applying them to the cabbage-headed candle, lunged at the sleeper as though he would have run him through the body.
In his girdle he wore a long and double-edged dagger, which was the only offensive weapon about his person.
No offensive weapon being found in his pockets, they allowed him to sit down unmolested in the nearest chair.
He had armed himself with an offensive weapon for the fatal night, and he had gone off early in the morning, after making preparations for departure.
The small servant flew to the coal-cellar; Miss Sally dived into her own bed-room; Mr Brass, who was not remarkable for personal courage, ran into the next street, and finding that nobody followed him, armed with a poker or other offensive weapon, put his hands in his pockets, walked very slowly all at once, and whistled.
It was the usual charge for an assault and battery on the person of Hiram Doolittle, and was couched in the ancient language of such instruments, especial care having been taken by the scribe not to omit the name of a single offensive weapon known to the law.
A couple of billiard balls, all mud and dirt, two battered hats, a champagne bottle with a soiled glove twisted round the neck, to allow of its being grasped more surely in its capacity of an offensive weapon; a broken cane; a card-case without the top; an empty purse; a watch-guard snapped asunder; a handful of silver, mingled with fragments of half-smoked cigars, and their stale and crumbled ashes;--these, and many other tokens of riot and disorder, hinted very intelligibly at the nature of last night's gentlemanly frolics.
Relying too much on the offensive weapons of their acute angles instead of the defensive organs of good sense and seasonable simulation, these reckless creatures too often neglect the prescribed construction of the women's apartments, or irritate their wives by ill-advised expressions out of doors, which they refuse immediately to retract.
Before the man could reply, a fresh agitation arose; hurrahs and excited shouts were heard; the staffs of the banners began to be used as offensive weapons; and fists flew about in every direction.
Caolan Donnelly, of Cliftonville Drive, has been charged with two counts of grievous bodily harm with intent and two counts of possession of an offensive weapon with intent.
The 15-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon at the Headland Carnival, on the Town Moor, in Hartlepool, on Friday, August 2, around 5.50pm.
He has been charged with affray, possession of an offensive weapon in a public place and threatening a person with an offensive weapon in a public place.