What does the word convict mean?

Usage examples for convict

  1. In point of fact, sir, the description says the convict is a fair man." – A Tale of a Lonely Parish by F. Marion Crawford
  2. Fate would have it that to this very place should come that night the convict Gines. – The Story of Don Quixote by Arvid Paulson, Clayton Edwards, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  3. The evidence that can be given by the kids from Brooklyn will be enough to convict him, even if he finds somebody to help him make a fight, which wouldn't be good sense. – An Amateur Fireman by James Otis