a short story (1841) by Edgar Allan Poe.
noun 1. second-degree murder. See under (def 1). noun second-degree murder; a non-premeditated killing; also, a charge of second-degree murder Examples They booked him on suspicion of murder two.
[mur-dok] /ˈmɜr dɒk/ noun 1. (Dame) (Jean) Iris, 1919–99, British novelist and philosopher, born in Ireland. 2. (Keith) Rupert, born 1931, U.S. publisher and media mogul, born in Australia. 3. a male given name. /ˈmɜːdɒk/ noun 1. Dame (Jean) Iris. 1919–99, British writer. Her books include The Bell (1958), A Severed Head (1961), The Sea, […]
[mur-druh m] /ˈmɜr drəm/ noun, Old English Law. 1. the killing of a human being in a secret manner. 2. the fine payable to the king by the hundred where such a killing occurred, unless the killer was produced or the victim proved to be a Saxon.
[myoo r] /myʊər/ noun 1. Obsolete. a wall. verb (used with object), mured, muring. 2. to immure. /mjʊə/ verb 1. (transitive) an archaic or literary word for immure