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Definition of felony:

  1. A heinous crime; especially, a crime punishable by death or imprisonment.
  2. An act on the part of the vassal which cost him his fee by forfeiture.
  3. An offense which occasions a total forfeiture either lands or goods, or both, at the common law, and to which capital or other punishment may be added, according to the degree of guilt.


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