What does the word felon mean?

Usage examples for 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 by William Morris
  2. Do you suppose it's a felon?.... – The Story of a Doctor's Telephone--Told by His Wife by 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 by St. George Tucker