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felonry

[fel-uh n-ree] /ˈfɛl ən ri/
noun
1.
the whole body or class of felons.
2.
the convict population of a penal colony.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; felon + -ry
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felonry

/ˈfɛlənrɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
felons collectively
2.
(formerly) the convict population of a penal colony, esp in Australia
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