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art and part

noun \ˌärtənˈpärt\

Definition of art and part

Scots law

  1. :  indirect participation in a crime by instigating, counseling, or assisting the actual perpetrator

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Origin and Etymology of art and part

Middle English; art, probably from Old French hart segment (in the expression ne hart ne part nothing at all), branch, willow withe, noose, of Germanic origin; perhaps akin to Old English heordan hurds — more at hurds


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art and part

adverb

Definition of art and part

Scots law

  1. :  by being an accessory before the fact or an accomplice in a crime pronounced guilty art and part

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