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Felo de Se

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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.

“A felo-de-se, therefore, is he that deliberately puts an end to his own existence.”—Blackstone: Commentaries, book iv. chap. xiv. p. 189.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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