Definition of Maltreating

1. Verb. (present participle of maltreat) ¹

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Definition of Maltreating

1. maltreat [v] - See also: maltreat

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maltreating

maltose binding protein
maltose dehydrogenase
maltose permease
maltoses
maltoside
maltotetraose
maltotetraoses
maltotetrose
maltotriose
maltotriose-forming amylase
maltotrioses
maltreat
maltreated
maltreater
maltreaters
maltreating (current term)
maltreatment
maltreatments
maltreats
malts
maltster
maltsters
maltworm
maltworms
malty
malum
malum articulorum senilis
malum coxae
malum coxae senile
malum in se

Literary usage of Maltreating

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1. A Narrative of a Visit to the Mauritius and South Africa by James Backhouse (1844)
"Sentence for maltreating a Hottentot.—Plants.—Desolate Country.—Leeuw Fontein. Christianity and Heathenism.—Bokke Kraal.—Lions.—Dung Beetles. ..."

2. The Black Code of the District of Columbia, in Force September 1st, 1848 by Worthington Garrettson Snethen, Washington (D.C.), United States (1848)
"PUNISHMENT OP SLAVES FOR maltreating HORSES. Any slave, who shall cruelly beat or wantonly abuse any animal of the horse kind, shall receive not less than ..."

3. A Practical Treatise on the Law of Slavery: Being a Compilation of All the by Jacob D. Wheeler (1837)
"MASTERS' AND OTHERS' LIABILITIES FOR maltreating THEIR SLAVES.* I. MARKHAM v. CLOSE. Sept. T. 1831. 2 Louisiana Rep. 581. Master Held by the court. ..."

4. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of by House of Lords, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Parliament, Great Britain (1855)
"... against the Police of Glasgow for maltreating her late husband while drunk. She married pending the action, and her second husband was sisted for bis ..."

5. A Coordinated Response to Child Abuse and Neglect: A Basic Manual by Diane DePanfilis, Marsha K. Salus (1994)
"Characteristics identified in some maltreating parents are low self-esteem, low intelligence, ego deficiency, impulsivity, hostility, isolation and ..."

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