cheating


cheating
Defrauding; obtaining an advantage by deception; a common law offense, otherwise known as "cheat," less than a felony, effected by means of some token or device having the semblance of public authenticity, such as spurious money of the realm or bank notes circulating throughout the country as a medium of exchange, fake weights and measures, or false impersonation, to the injury of one in some pecuniary interest. 22 Am J2d § 3; a slang term for being unfaithful to the marriage vows in reference to fidelity.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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