Definition of Crimination:
- "The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2)", Jefferson Davis.
Sir, I shall not allow myself, on this occasion, I hope on no occasion, to be betrayed into any loss of temper; but if provoked, as I trust I never shall be, into crimination and recrimination, the honorable member may perhaps find, that, in that contest, there will be blows to take as well as blows to give; that others can state comparisons as significant, at least, as his own, and that his impunity may possibly demand of him whatever powers of taunt and sarcasm he may possess.- "Select Speeches of Daniel Webster", Daniel Webster.
Mr. Hastings, you will find, has himself there stated that the minister was recommended by the Begums; and you will remark this, because Mr. Hastings afterwards makes her interference in the government of her son a part of his crimination of the Begum.- "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.)", Edmund Burke.