Dangerous Weapon Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Dangerous Weapon.

Dangerous Weapon (noun): A tool or object that has the capacity to cause serious injury or harm to a person, either by accident or through intentional use. It may include items not originally intended as weapons if used to threaten or harm others. The owner or user of such a weapon may be held legally responsible for any damage or injuries caused due to negligence or intentional use.