gross lewdness in an open place


gross lewdness in an open place
Not to be confounded with "open and gross lewdness." The former has reference to the place where the act is committed, while the latter has not, but simply means lewdness which is not secret. Burroughs v Eastman, 88 Wis 180, 59 NW 580. See open and gross lewdness.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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