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Definition of Peccant

Peccant
Peccant Pec"cant, a. [L. peccans, -antis, p. pr. of peccare to sin: cf. F. peccant.] 1. Sinning; guilty of transgression; criminal; as, peccant angels. --Milton. 2. Morbid; corrupt; as, peccant humors. --Bacon. 3. Wrong; defective; faulty. [R.] --Ayliffe.
Peccant
Peccant Pec"cant, n. An offender. [Obs.] --Whitlock.

Meaning of Peccant from wikipedia

- In a religious context, sin is a transgression against divine law. Each culture has its own interpretation of what it means to commit a sin. While sins...
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- the do****ent, which he refused to do. Asquith publicly repudiated the "peccant paragraphs" (25 March). French and Seely both had to resign. At the outbreak...
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- Command would resign if Gough was punished. Asquith publicly repudiated the "peccant paragraphs" (25 March). Wilson, who hoped to bring down the government...
- fault, error", from peccare "to miss, mistake" impeccable, peccadillo, peccant, peccavi pect- fixed Gr**** πηκτός (pēktós) pectic, pectin pector- chest...
- Asquith publicly repudiated the amendments to the Cabinet do****ent (the "peccant paragraphs") (25 March), but at first refused to accept the resignations...
- length on 23 and 25 March. Asquith (25 March) publicly repudiated the "peccant paragraphs" which had been added to the Cabinet statement, and French,...
- poem are: Dear Hannah, In my last I strove to give A partial sketch how peccant courtiers live. To shew while we, dull duteous peasants, plod In serving...