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felon
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
someone who has committed (or been legally convicted of) a serious crime (a felony)
  • In our station-houses, men and women are every night confined on the most trivial charges—the word is worth noting—in dungeons, compared with which, those in Newgate, occupied by the most atrocious felons, tried, found guilty, and under sentence of death, are palaces.
    Chapter 11 — Treats of Mr. Fang the Police Magistrate; and Furnishes a.... (12% in)
  • 'If he hesitates or moves a finger but as you bid him, drag him into the street, call for the aid of the police, and impeach him as a felon in my name.'
    Chapter 49 — Monks and Mr. Brownlow at Length Meet. Their Conversation.... (5% in)

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