Gultier
Guilty Guilt"y, a. [Compar. {Gultier}; superl. {Guiltiest}.] [AS. gyltig liable. See {Guilt}.] 1. Having incurred guilt; criminal; morally delinquent; wicked; chargeable with, or responsible for, something censurable; justly exposed to penalty; -- used with of, and usually followed by the crime, sometimes by the punishment; as, guilty of murder. [1913 Webster]

They answered and said, He is guilty of death. --Matt. xxvi. 66. [1913 Webster]

Nor he, nor you, were guilty of the strife. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. Evincing or indicating guilt; involving guilt; as, a guilty look; a guilty act; a guilty feeling. [1913 Webster]

3. Conscious; cognizant. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

4. Condemned to payment. [Obs. & R.] --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


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  • Guiltiest — Guilty Guilt y, a. [Compar. {Gultier}; superl. {Guiltiest}.] [AS. gyltig liable. See {Guilt}.] 1. Having incurred guilt; criminal; morally delinquent; wicked; chargeable with, or responsible for, something censurable; justly exposed to penalty;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Guilty — Guilt y, a. [Compar. {Gultier}; superl. {Guiltiest}.] [AS. gyltig liable. See {Guilt}.] 1. Having incurred guilt; criminal; morally delinquent; wicked; chargeable with, or responsible for, something censurable; justly exposed to penalty; used… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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