from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Accomplicity.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun rare The state of being an accomplice.
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- noun rare The state of being an
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Appius, -- but, for want of attending to Antonio's _words_, which palpably led to the expectation of no less dire an event, instead of being seduced by his _manner_, which seemed to promise a sleep of a less alarming nature than it was his cue to inflict upon Elvira, they found themselves betrayed into an accompliceship of murder, a perfect misprision of parricide, while they dreamed of nothing less.
They were evidently six or seven -- their conversation was the common bluster and boisterousness of their trade -- and between their demands for supper, their coarse jokes, and their curses at the lubberliness or loitering of their associates from the other side of the Channel, (for, with all their accompliceship, they had the true John Bull contempt for the seamanship of Monsieur,) they kept the house in an uproar.