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foul play

noun

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1 the intentional and unlawful taking of another person's life
  • the coroner ruled that there was no evidence of foul play

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2 the use of brute strength to cause harm to a person or property
  • the suspect has a long history of foul play, and was once convicted on assault and battery charges

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The first known use of foul play was in the 15th century

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“Foul play.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/foul%20play. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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