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Escape

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Although erroneously thought to be the first play written by an African American, William Wells Brown's closet drama The Escape, or A Leap for Freedom was the first dramatic work by an...

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escape

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 104 words.

The common‐law offence of escaping from lawful custody. The custody may be in prison or a police station, or

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escape

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 73 words.

As an intransitive verb, with from or out of, escape means “to gain one's liberty by fleeing; to get

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escape

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 46 words.

agape, ape, cape, chape, crape, crêpe, drape, escape, gape, grape, jape, misshape, nape, rape, scrape, shape, tape •

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escape

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 46 words.

agape, ape, cape, chape, crape, crêpe, drape, escape, gape, grape, jape, misshape, nape, rape, scrape, shape, tape •

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Escape

Lorien Foote.

in Yankee Plague

November 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 6192 words.

When Confederate officials removed several thousand Union prisoners of war from Georgia to South Carolina after Sherman captured Atlanta, bureaucratic incompetence combined with chaotic...

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escape

Jonathan Law and Elizabeth A. Martin.

in A Dictionary of Law

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 123 words.

n.

The common-law offence of escaping from lawful custody. The custody may be in prison or a police station, or

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escape

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Law

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 123 words.

The common-law offence of escaping from lawful custody. The custody may be in prison or a police station, or even

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escape

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 168 words.

The common-law offence of escaping from lawful custody. The custody may be in prison or a police station, or even

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escape

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

N.

The common-law offence of escaping from lawful custody. The custody may be in prison or a police station, or even in the open air. The escaper need not have been charged with...

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escape

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

A form of defence behaviour, which may occur as soon as a predator is detected, or only when the predator attempts capture. For example, rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) run as soon as a...

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