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felony
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

3 uses
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Definition
a serious crime (such as murder or arson)
  • He's not got blood enough to go in for felony with impunity.
    Adventure VII — The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle (80% in)
  • I suppose that I am commuting a felony, but it is just possible that I am saving a soul.
    Adventure VII — The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle (99% in)
  • As if a man bent on felony would slam his door so as to wake a household.
    Adventure XI — The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet (45% in)

There are no more uses of "felony" in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

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