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Person

person n

1 : natural person
2 : the body of a human being
;also
: the body and clothing of a human being [had drugs on his ]
3 : one (as a human being or corporation) that is recognized by law as the subject of rights and duties see also juridical person , legal person , personality
per·son·hood n



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.