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accessory after the fact


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An accessory who assists a lawbreaker after the commission of a crime, as to avoid arrest, trial, or punishment.

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  • noun law A person who assists or protects someone wanted by the police in connection with a crime.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person who gives assistance or comfort to someone known to be a felon or known to be sought in connection with the commission of a felony


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