Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Felo de Se.

 Fellow Commoner.Feme-covert. 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Felo de Se.
 
The act of a suicide when he commits self murder. Murder is felony, and a man who murders himself commits this felony—felo de se.   1
        “A felo-de-se, therefore, is he that deliberately puts an end to his own existence.”—Blackstone: Commentaries, book iv. chap. xiv. p. 189.
 


 Fellow Commoner.Feme-covert. 

 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors