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Felon


FEL'ON, noun [Low Latin felo.]

1. In law, a person who has committed felony. [See Felony.]

2. A whitlow; a painful swelling formed in the periosteum at the end of the finger.

FEL'ON, adjective

1. Malignant; fierce; malicious; proceeding from a depraved heart.

Vain shows of love to vail his felon hate.

2. Traitorous; disloyal.