carnal knowledge


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carnal knowledge

Knowledge of the flesh; to know someone sexually; an older poetic term for having engaged in sexual intercourse with a particular person.

carnal knowledge

Sexual intercourse.
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Ms Justice Laffoy told the High Court: "After the ruling, there is no offence of unlawful carnal knowledge of a girl under the age of 15 years.
Report says he has been having carnal knowledge of her 14-year-old daughter for the past seven years.
He was convicted in April 2006 at Belfast Crown Court of indecent assault and unlawful carnal knowledge following an attack in Co Down on a girl aged 13 and her 15-year-old sister who has learning difficulties.
But the man, who cannot be named to protect the identity of his victim, denied having unlawful carnal knowledge with the underage girl.
Ahmed was said to have been arrested by the men of the state command of NSCDC for allegedly having carnal knowledge of his own daughter.
He pleaded guilty to three charges of unlawful carnal knowledge on dates between September 2 and December 29, 2007.
Former UDR soldier Tony Miller hung his head in shame as he confessed to having unlawful carnal knowledge with the 13-year-old.
In the murder case, the statement read that following intelligence report, Police detectives attached to Central Police Station Onitsha arrested suspects who allegedly lured one thirty-five-year-old Gold Gift into a hotel and killed her after having unlawful carnal knowledge with the victim.
'When they questioned him, the victim told his parents that the accused lured him to different places to have carnal knowledge of him,'' Lale said.
In all he admitted a total of 23 charges including assault, unlawful carnal knowledge, indecent assault, gross indecency and inciting a child to commit gross indecency.
"I can't stand late-night shows like The Girlie Show, God's Gift and Carnal Knowledge," he says, "give me good, old-fashioned comedy any time."
Glory said that the accused indecently assaulted the pregnant 21-year-old woman, by lying on her with intent to have carnal knowledge of her against her consent.