nocent


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nocent \No"cent\, n.
   A criminal. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nocent \No"cent\ (n[=o]"sent), a. [L. nocens, p. pr. of nocere
   to hurt. See Nuisance, Noxious.]
   1. Doing hurt, or having a tendency to hurt; hurtful;
      mischievous; noxious; as, nocent qualities. --I. Watts.
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   2. Guilty; -- the opposite of innocent. [Obs.] --Foxe.
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