qazf

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qazf (uncountable)

  1. (Islam) False accusation of adultery (zina).
    • 1984, Keith Hodkinson, Muslim Family Law: A Sourcebook
      It may amount to qazf to impute zina to a deceased person...
    • 1985, International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Ethnic Studies Report
      Nor has one heard of anyone being flogged for qazf under this Ordinance.
    • 1992, Asia Watch Committee, Double Jeopardy: Police Abuse of Women in Pakistan
      The maximum punishment for Qazf is 80 lashes and must be proven by the testimony of two pious Muslim male witnesses, except when the accused is non-Muslim.