Usage Examples for ABETMENT

  1. You may also mention to them, that I have reason to suspect that the commotions raised by Bulbudder have not been without their suggestion and abetment, which, if proved upon them, in addition to the probable breach of their agreement, will make their situation very desperate. - "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VIII. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
  2. 11 Theft may be chargeable on a person who is not the perpetrator; on him, namely, by whose aid and abetment a theft is committed. - "The Institutes of Justinian" by Caesar Flavius Justinian
  3. Mrs. Jett, to the slight aid and abetment of one of her two rolls, stopped right there; Mr. Jett plunging on into choice- of- The second roll Mrs. Jett usually carried away with her from the table. - "The Vertical City" by Fannie Hurst
  4. But if the offender is aided and abetted by a third person, the latter is liable to an action on theft, because a theft has in fact been committed, and by his aid and abetment. - "The Institutes of Justinian" by Caesar Flavius Justinian
  5. White Ann evidently considered this a sign of abetment, for she plunged and reared and cast fiery looks of scorn at her pseudo rival. - "The Heritage of the Hills" by Arthur P. Hankins