attaint



Definition of attaint :

v. t. - To attain; to get act; to hit.
v. t. - To find guilty; to convict; -- said esp. of a jury on trial for giving a false verdict.
v. t. - To subject (a person) to the legal condition formerly resulting from a sentence of death or outlawry, pronounced in respect of treason or felony; to affect by attainder.
v. t. - To accuse; to charge with a crime or a dishonorable act.
v. t. - To affect or infect, as with physical or mental disease or with moral contagion; to taint or corrupt.
v. t. - To stain; to obscure; to sully; to disgrace; to cloud with infamy.
p. p. - Attainted; corrupted.
v. - A touch or hit.
v. - A blow or wound on the leg of a horse, made by overreaching.
v. - A writ which lies after judgment, to inquire whether a jury has given a false verdict in any court of record; also, the convicting of the jury so tried.
v. - A stain or taint; disgrace. See Taint.
v. - An infecting influence.


Word "attaint" contains 7 letters : A A I N T T T

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