Sentence Examples with the word maim

If an unknown stranger or person without property caught red-handed in the commission of a crime refused to submit to arrest, it was lawful to maim or slay him according to the magnitude of the attempted crime.

Wireworms), and so maim the plant that its foliage suffers from want of water and assimilation is diminished, or actual withering follows.

They meet, as we shall meet tomorrow, to murder one another; they kill and maim tens of thousands, and then have thanksgiving services for having killed so many people (they even exaggerate the number), and they announce a victory, supposing that the more people they have killed the greater their achievement.

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They didn't enter war to satisfy a desire to kill and maim but to be victorious in the way their society rewarded.