What does the word guilt mean?

Usage examples for guilt

  1. Is there no way by which the guilt can be fastened where it belongs- on Crandon? – Beggars on Horseback by F. Tennyson Jesse
  2. Master, Vicar, the artist, and the two lads might cast away all idea of his guilt respecting the fire if they liked, but the work- people declared that his was the hand that fired the mill. – Will of the Mill by George Manville Fenn