Definition of ILL FAME


ILL FAME

This is a technical expression, that which means not
only bad character as generally understood, but every person,
whatever may be his conduct and character in life, who visits bawdy
houses, gaming houses, and other places which are of ill fame, is
a person of ill fame. 1 RogersRecorder, 67; Ayl. Par. 276; 2
Hill, 558; 17 Pick. 80; 1 Hagg. Eccl. R. 720; 2 Hagg. Cons. R. 24;
1 Hagg. Cons. R. 302, 303; 1 Hagg. Eccl. R. 767; 2 Greenl. Ev.
44.

Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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