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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a crime, an illegal action
  • v. to fine

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To deprive of the authority or character of law.
  • transitive v. To put beyond protection of law; to outlaw.
  • transitive v. To impose a fine upon; to fine.
  • n. Any transgression or offense against the law.
  • n. A fine imposed as a penalty for violation of the law.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Violation of law or justice; lawlessness; anarchy; injustice.
  • n. In Scots law: Any transgression of the law; an injury, or act of injustice.
  • n. A fine or amercement legally fixed and exacted from one who has transgressed the law.
  • To outlaw.
  • To deprive of the authority or character of law.
  • In Scots law, to fine.

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