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felony
used in Oliver Twist

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a serious crime (such as murder or arson)
  • They laughed, and talked of his success in doing this; and Monks, talking on about the boy, and getting very wild, said that though he had got the young devil's money safely now, he'd rather have had it the other way; for, what a game it would have been to have brought down the boast of the father's will, by driving him through every jail in town, and then hauling him up for some capital felony which Fagin could easily manage, after having made a good profit of him besides.'
    Chapter 40 — A Strange Interview, Which is a Sequel to the Last Chamber (45% in)

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