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Definition of Felony


  1. An act on the part of the vassal which cost him his fee by forfeiture.
  2. An offense which occasions a total forfeiture either lands or goods, or both, at the common law, and to which capital or other punishment may be added, according to the degree of guilt.
  3. A heinous crime; especially, a crime punishable by death or imprisonment.
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Felony Translations

felony in German is Verbrechen
felony in Norwegian is forbrytelse