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Felon

An individual who commits a crime of a serious nature, such as Burglary or murder. A person who commits a felony.

felon

n. a person who has been convicted of a felony, which is a crime punishable by death or a term in state or federal prison. (See: felony)

felon

noun convict, criminal, culprit, delinquent, guilty person, lawbreaker, malefactor, offender, outlaw, recidivist, recreant, reprobate, sceleratus, scelestus, transgressor, wrongdoer
Associated concepts: convicted felon
Foreign phrases: Nullus dicitur felo principalis nisi actor, aut qui praesens est, abettans aut auxilians ad feloniam faciendam.No one is called a principal felon except the party actually committing the felony, or the person who is present, aiding and abetting in its commission.
See also: assailant, captive, convict, criminal, hoodlum, lawbreaker, malefactor, outlaw, prisoner

felon

a person who has committed a FELONY.
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Whitlow commented that he does not recommend using band ligation, even though it is highly successful in the upper GI tract, because a recent ex vivo study of its use in the colon found that specimens that were removed appeared to show evidence of injury, including serous membrane thickening.
An aviation-only capable ship would be "very short sighted," Whitlow added.
Cole was sent off miday through the first-half of Saturday's 1-1 relegation battle at The Reebok Stadium after lashing out at Whitlow following a bad tackle.
And the Blackburn striker, red-carded in the 18th minute for a retaliatory stamp on Whitlow, again squared up to the Bolton man and boss Sam Allardyce at the final whistle.
But Mr Whitlow told the court that although he had threatened to hit his wife he had kept his hands on his knees.
On 81 minutes Bolton left back Whitlow was dismissed for committing a second bookable defence - a high challenge on Greg Shields.
Even in the worst-case scenario - busting up the company the way they did with AT&T - as an investor you ended up with more than you had before,'' Whitlow said.
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Whitlow will receive a $7,000 scholarship award, along with an all-expense paid trip to the 2008 Annual HIMSS Conference and Exhibition, which takes place February 24-28 in Orlando at the Orange County Convention Center.
Allardyce was hoping to call on his veteran duo but Whitlow is extremely doubtful with a knee problem, while Bergsson has only a slight chance of playing.
Souness's claimed Whitlow got Andy Cole sent off in Saturday's stormy relegation derby by lying down too long and even winking at team-mates to see if the striker had been red-carded.
While Blackburn manager Graeme Souness condemned Cole for his actions, he also accused Whitlow of "play-acting".