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What is the legal definition of assault and battery with a deadly weapon?
Assault and battery with a deadly weapon means an assault or battery with a weapon that is likely to cause you death or great bodily harm.1 Objects that you wouldn’t necessarily think of as weapons can be considered weapons for purposes of assault and battery.
1 22 O.S. § 40(1)
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