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Definition of Reconvicted
1. reconvict [v] - See also: reconvict
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Literary usage of Reconvicted
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1. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"... clothing the jail gang, the reconvicted culprits who are sent to the coal river, and the inmates of the factor). so great by any means. ..."
2. Our Convicts by Mary Carpenter (1864)
"those whose character may be fairly regarded to be beat, and who are not deeply sunk in crime; but those who, being reconvicted, were probably the worst men ..."
3. Our Convicts by Mary Carpenter (1864)
"Another portion of the men was to consist of reconvicted men, ... It does cot always follow that reconvicted men are of the worst character. ..."
4. Philanthropy and the State, Or, Social Politics: Or, Social Politics by Benjamin Kirkman Gray (1908)
"Scotch Boys— discharged 333 181 reconvicted 13) or 4 per cent. ... 55, or 31 per cent.1 None of the small number of Scotch girls were reconvicted. ..."
5. Proceedings of the ... Annual Congress of Correction of the American by American Correctional Association (1899)
"In the Ohio penitentiary our annual discharge will average 1300 prisoners and the per cent. of those returned or reconvicted is less than twenty per cent. ..."