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Definition of: attainder

(ə·tāndər) noun
1. The loss of all civil rights of a person, as one dead in law, upon the pronouncing of sentence of death or of outlawry against him for a capital offense.
2. Obs. Dishonor.
—bill of attainder
A legal act making certain crimes punishable by attainder.
[<OF ataindre attain, strike, accuse; infl. in meaning by F taindre stain]

Most often used phrases:

father s attainder
attainder clause
attainder reversed
attainder passed
attainder ex post facto
strafford s attainder
stratford s attainder
s attainder
bothwell s attainder
strafford attainder
dudley s attainder

'attainder' used in domains:

billofattainder.com
attainder.com

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"attainder" has the frequency of use of 0.0001% on en.wikipedia.org.

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