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infamous

Criminal law, formerly
a. (of a person) deprived of certain rights of citizenship on conviction of certain offences
b. (of a crime or punishment) entailing such deprivation
References in classic literature ?
I tell you that I shall kill that infamous Gryphus?
For, as to that infamous practice of acquiring great employments by dancing on the ropes, or badges of favour and distinction by leaping over sticks and creeping under them, the reader is to observe, that they were first introduced by the grandfather of the emperor now reigning, and grew to the present height by the gradual increase of party and faction.
This I solemnly declare to be a most infamous falsehood, without any grounds, further than that her grace was pleased to treat me with all innocent marks of freedom and friendship.
And who is the Judas who has concluded this infamous bargain?
It is this, sir," said the king, angrily, "that General Cromwell has reached Newcastle; that you knew it and I was not informed of it; that the enemy have left the town and are now closing the passages of the Tyne against us; that our sentinels have seen this movement and I have been left unacquainted with it; that, by an infamous treaty you have sold me for two hundred thousand pounds to Parliament.
I know it was then he wrote this vile, infamous paper, but I thought the thing was invalid.
New Delhi [India], Feb 28 ( ANI ): In a latest development in the infamous Gurugram's Ryan International School murder case, a Child Special Court on Wednesday acquitted bus conductor Ashok Kumar in connection with murder of seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur.
At the infamous halftime show, Timberlake ripped Jackson's costume to reveal her right breast, bare except for a nipple ring.
Mobb Deep last released an album in 2014, "The Infamous Mobb Deep.
Historian David Glover will recount how Christie, born and raised in Halifax, killed at least six women in Notting Hill between 1943 and 1953 - the infamous Rillington Place murders.
Kray, who with his twin brother, Ronnie, carved out an infamous East End crime empire through their gang the Firm in the 1950s and 60s, wrote the letters at HMP Parkhurst on the Isle of Wight while serving a life sentence for murder.
The infamous hundred are a stark reminder to all that the Tories are only interested in helping those at the top and that inequity and greed are good.