felonry

noun
fel·​on·​ry | \ ˈfe-lən-rē How to pronounce felonry (audio) \

Definition of felonry

: felons especially : the convict population of a penal colony

First Known Use of felonry

1837, in the meaning defined above

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“Felonry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/felonry. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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