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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 an act of transgression against divine law. Each culture has its own interpretation of what it means to commit a sin. Sin...
- point of a true emergency, surgeons speak of semi-elective surgery: the peccant part must be dealt with, but a delay is not expected to affect the outcome...
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- consulted about this second ****urance. Asquith publicly repudiated the "peccant paragraphs" (25 March). Talk of a government "plot" was now widespread...
- Command would resign if Gough was punished. Asquith publicly repudiated the "peccant paragraphs" (25 March). Wilson, who hoped to bring down the government...
- (1821) His sister Charlotte transcribed Polidori's diaries, but censored "peccant p****ages" and destro**** the original. Based only on the transcription,...
- 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...
- A pasquinade of Peccant predictions". Communications of the ACM. 24 (12): 793–794. doi:10.1145/358800.358801. A Pasquinade of Peccant Predictions Denning...
- fault, error", from peccare "to miss, mistake" impeccable, peccadillo, peccant, peccavi pect- fixed Gr**** πηκτός (pēktós) pectic, pectin pector- chest...
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