Definition of Felon

1. Noun. Someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime.


2. Noun. A purulent infection at the end of a finger or toe in the area surrounding the nail.
Exact synonyms: Whitlow
Generic synonyms: Infection

Definition of Felon

1. n. A person who has committed a felony.

2. a. Characteristic of a felon; malignant; fierce; malicious; cruel; traitorous; disloyal.

Definition of Felon

1. Noun. A person convicted of a felony. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Felon

1. a person who has committed a felony [n -S]

Medical Definition of Felon

1. A soft tissue infection of the finger tip. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Felon

fellowshiped
fellowshiping
fellowshipped
fellowshipping
fellowships
fellowships and scholarships
fells
felltare
fellwalker
fellwalkers
fellwalking
felly
felo-de-se
felo de se
felodipine
felon (current term)
felonies
felonious
feloniously
feloniousness
feloniousnesses
felonous
felonries
felonry
felons
felonwort
felony
felos-de-se
felsic
felsite

Literary usage of Felon

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1. Borough Customs by Mary Bateson (1904)
"If the goods of a good and lawful man be among the goods of a felon, being perchance bailed to him, if the owner of the goods can prove them his by good and ..."

2. Bouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia by John Bouvier, Francis Rawle (1914)
"A felon of himself; a self-murderer. See SUICIDE. felon. One convicted and sentenced for a felony. Л felon is infamous, and cannot fill any office or become ..."

3. A Digest of the Laws of England by John Comyns, Anthony Hammond (1824)
"And in all cases, where the felon had an estate not impeachable for wast : As, if he was seized ... Though a felon being indicted have a charter of pardon. ..."

4. Irish Literature by Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Douglas Hyde, Charles Welsh, Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche (1904)
"THE FAITH OF A felon. From ' The Irish felon,1 July 8, 1848. Here, then, is the confession and faith of a felon. Years ago I perceived that the English ..."

5. Reports of Cases in Criminal Law Argued and Determined in All the Courts in by Edward William Cox (1882)
"It w no justification for a libel which calls a man " a felon editor " to ... Tht same holds of a libel that calls a man " a convicted felon," if a jury ..."

6. A Treatise on the Law of Homicide in the United States: To which is Appended by Francis Wharton (1875)
"The defendant must know that the felon is guilty; 5 and this, therefore, is always averred in the indictment.6 And though it seems to have been doubted ..."

7. A Treatise of the Pleas of the Crown: Or, A System of the Principal Matters by William Hawkins, John Curwood (1824)
"this subject, is of one who was indicted " for having received a Whereupon it is said by Shard, " If one receive a felon in favour " and aid of the felony, ..."

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