Definitions

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  • v. To bring into a state of guilt; make guilty.
  • v. To forfeit by guilty conduct; bring into by guilt.
  • v. To be guilty.

Etymologies

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From Middle English forgilten, forgulten ("to render guilty, forfeit by guilt"), from Old English forgyltan ("to sin, be or become guilty"), equivalent to for- +‎ guilt.

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