Definition of Mistreating

1. Verb. (present participle of mistreat) ¹



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Definition of Mistreating

1. mistreat [v] - See also: mistreat

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mistreating

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Literary usage of Mistreating

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1. The War Diary of a Diplomat by Lee Meriwether (1919)
"... made at any moment has an excellent effect in deterring Commandants from giving way to bad temper or bad nerves and mistreating the men in their power. ..."

2. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1895)
"Mistreating with Violence—Texas Penal Code.—In High v. State, 26 Tex. App. 573, the court said : " In cases of maiming it is provided that the killing will ..."

3. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1889)
"Was the deceased mistreating the defendant with violence when the latter fired the fatal shot? This was a matter of fact to be found by the jury under ..."

4. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"Mistreating WITH VIOLENCE. The term "mistreating with violence," in Pen. Code, art. 570, subd. C, providing that killing will be justifiable if done to ..."

5. Abstracts of Reports of the Immigration Commission: With Conclusions and by William Paul Dillingham, William Stiles Bennet (1911)
"They dislike to have it reported in Greece that they are mistreating their help, as information travels from village to village easily and creates a ..."

6. Where the Strange Trails Go Down by Edward Alexander Powell (1921)
"Were you to read in your morning paper that an ignorant alien had been arrested for brutally mistreating one of his children you would not be particularly ..."

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