§ 1-3.  General rule of construction.
   (a)   All words and phrases shall be construed and understood according to the common and approved usage of the language; but technical words and phrases and such others as may have acquired a peculiar and appropriate meaning in the law, shall be construed and understood according to such peculiar and appropriate meaning.
   (b)   Unless otherwise provided in this Code, or required by law or implication, the same rules of construction, definition, and application shall govern the interpretation and construction of this Code as those governing the interpretation of KRS.
(Code 1977, § 1.030)
   State law reference--Construction of statutes, KRS 446.010 et seq.