felon

Part of speech: adjective

Obtained by felony.

Part of speech: adjective

Wicked; criminal; treacherous.

Part of speech: noun

One who has committed a felony.

Part of speech: noun

Inflammation of the periosteum, as on a finger.

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Usage examples "felon":

  1. But keep thee well from touching the daughter of the King; and above all things beware of Arderi the felon." - "Old French Romances", William Morris.
  2. Do you suppose it's a felon?.... - "The Story of a Doctor's Telephone--Told by His Wife", Ellen M. Firebaugh.
  3. On that generosity, in this hour of peril, I throw myself, and ask as a last indulgence, as a dying favour, that I may die the death of a soldier, and not of a felon. - "Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion", St. George Tucker.