noxious thing

A substance—poison or any substance capable of producing injury—unlawfully administered to another, or taken by oneself with a deliberate intent of causing ill effects or death

noxious thing

Forensic medicine A “…substance unlawfully administered to another, or taken by oneself with a deliberate intent to cause ill effects or death. (which) may be a poison or any substance capable of producing injury…”. See Toxin.
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They were not bound to regard with affection a thing that could not sympathise with one amongst them; a heterogeneous thing, opposed to them in temperament, in capacity, in propensities; a useless thing, incapable of serving their interest, or adding to their pleasure; a noxious thing, cherishing the germs of indignation at their treatment, of contempt of their judgment.
Moore also pleaded not guilty to possessing a Browning Pistol - a prohibited weapon designed to discharge gas or a noxious thing, and three charges of possessing Winchester and BSA rifles without a certificate.
He faces 15 charges, including eight counts of assault, two counts of sexual assault, two counts of unlawful confinement, one count of uttering threats, one count of public mischief and one count of administering a noxious thing.
The charges include eight counts of assault, two accounts of sexual assault, two counts of unlawful confinement and one count of causing someone to "take a noxious thing, namely Trazodone," an antidepressant.
Last month, Renny, 27, of Ashgill, Albany, Washington, and Adams, 32, of Rowan Avenue, Harraton, Washington, pleaded guilty to a joint offence of administering a poison or other noxious thing with intent to injure, aggrieve or annoy.
The Crown says he sent a white powder by post to a home, intending the recipients to believe "it was likely to be or contain a noxious substance or other noxious thing and thereby endanger human life or risk to human health".
Alexandre faces two charges of unlawfully and maliciously administering a poison or other destructive or noxious thing with intent to injure, aggrieve or annoy.
Dismissing the appeal, however, Sir David, sitting with Lord Justice Lloyd Jones and Mrs Justice Elisabeth Laing, ruled: "On the evidence, the jury was entitled to conclude that they were sure that the victim had been the subject of the sexual offences alleged, but not sure a noxious thing had been administered".
to administering a noxious thing and failing to provide the necessaries of life.
Woman, being with Child, who, with Intent to procure her own Miscarriage, shall unlawfully administer to herself any Poison or other noxious Thing, or shall unlawfully use an Instrument or other Means whatsoever with the like Intent, and whosoever, with Intent to procure the Miscarriage of any Woman, whether she be or be not with Child, shall unlawfully administer to her or cause to be taken by her any Poison or other noxious Thing .
Accordingly, Article 58 reads as follows: "Every woman being with child, who with intent to procure her own miscarriage shall unlawfully administer to herself any poison or other noxious thing or shall unlawfully use any instrument or other means whatsoever with the like intent, and whomsoever, with intent to procure the miscarriage of any woman, whether she be or be not with child, shall unlawfully administer to her or cause to be taken by her any poison or other noxious thing, or shall unlawfully use any instrument or other means whatsoever with the like intent, shall be guilty of felony, and being convicted thereof shall be liable.
Walsh and Cunningham are accused that they did "unlawfully and maliciously cause a noxious thing, namely infected anti-D haemoglobin to be taken by [the victims] thereby inflicting grievous bodily harm on them.