fagin

noun, often capitalized
fa·gin | \ˈfā-gən \

Definition of fagin 

: an adult who instructs others (such as children) in crime

First Known Use of fagin

1847, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fagin

Fagin, character in Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist (1839)

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