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misdemeanor
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
a crime less serious than a felony
  • "It was certainly a hasty speech, my dear," said Mrs. Garth, with whom speaking evil of dignities was a high misdemeanor.
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (78% in)
  • The statement was passed on until it had quite lost the stamp of an inference, and was taken as information coming straight from Garth, so that even a diligent historian might have concluded Caleb to be the chief publisher of Bulstrode's misdemeanors.
    Book 7 — Two Temptations (86% in)

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