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King James Dictionary
MUR'DER, n. L. mors.
1. The act of unlawfully killing a human being with premeditated malice, by a person of sound mind. To constitute murder in law, the person killing another must be of sound mind or in possession of his reason, and the act must be done with malice prepense, aforethought or premeditated but malice may be implied, as well as express.
2. An outcry, when life is in danger.
1. To kill a human being with premeditated malice. See the Noun.
2. To destroy to put an end to.
Canst thou murder thy breath in middle of a word?
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Entry for 'Murder'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/m/murder.html.