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INDICTED, practice. When a man is accused by a bill of indictment preferred by a grand jury, he is said to be indicted.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Wilful abuses of a public authority, to the oppression of the subject, and every species of official extortion, are offenses against the government, for which the persons who commit them may be indicted and punished according to the circumstances of the case.
Several of his letters being ignored, Martin indicted an angry one which drew a reply.
At the arraignment I pleaded 'Not guilty,' and well I might, for I was indicted for felony and burglary; that is, for feloniously stealing two pieces of brocaded silk, value #46, the goods of Anthony Johnson, and for breaking open his doors; whereas I knew very well they could not pretend to prove I had broken up the doors, or so much as lifted up a latch.
He was, of course, indicted for smoking and for the use of abuse more full-flavoured than even St Xavier's had ever heard.
were indicted for allegedly accepting bribes, carrying out acts "incompatible" with their duties, abusing military power and forming "a gang" that committed fraud against a
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