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Treason

Trea´son
n.1.The offense of attempting to overthrow the government of the state to which the offender owes allegiance, or of betraying the state into the hands of a foreign power; disloyalty; treachery.
The treason of the murthering in the bed.
- Chaucer.
2.Loosely, the betrayal of any trust or confidence; treachery; perfidy.
If he be false, she shall his treason see.
- Chaucer.
Petit treason
See under Petit.
Noun1.treason - a crime that undermines the offender's government
2.treason - disloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior
3.Treasontreason - an act of deliberate betrayal

PETIT, TREASON, English law. The killing of a master by his servant; a husband by his wife; a superior by a secular or religious man. In the United States this is like any other murder. See High, Treason; Treason.

TREASON, crim. law. This word imports a betraying, treachery, or breach of allegiance. 4 Bl. Com. 75.
     2. The constitution of the United States, art. 3, s. 3, defines treason against the United States to consist only in levying war (q.v.) against them, or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid or comfort. This offence is punished with death. Act of April 30th, 1790, 1 Story's Laws U. S. 83. By the same article of the constitution, no person shall be convicted of treason, unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court. Vide, generally, 3 Story on the Const. ch. 39, p. 667; Serg. on the Const. ch. 30; United States v. Fries, Pamph.; 1 Tucker's Blackst. Comm. Appen. 275, 276; 3 Wils. Law Lect. 96 to 99; Foster, Disc. I; Burr's Trial; 4 Cranch, R. 126, 469 to 508; 2 Dall. R. 246; 355; 1 Dall. Rep. 35; 3 Wash. C. C. Rep. 234; 1 John. Rep. 553 11 Johns. R. 549; Com. Dig. Justices, K; 1 East, P. C. 37 to 158; 2 Chit. Crim. Law, 60 to 102; Arch. Cr. Pl. 378 to 387.

Golconda, Machiavellianism, apostasy, backsliding, bolt, breach of trust, breakaway, collaboration, crossing-over, deceit, deceitfulness, defection, degeneration, desertion, duplicity, eldorado, faithlessness, fifth-column activity, fraternization, going over, gold mine, high treason, lese majesty, mine, misprision, misprision of treason, perfidiousness, perfidy, petty treason, quislingism, ratting, recidivation, recidivism, recreancy, renunciation, secession, seditiousness, treacherousness, treasure, treasure trove, treasure-house, treasury, turning traitor
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Treacle water
Treacly
Tread
tread down
tread on
Tread-softly
tread-wheel
Treadboard
Treader
Treadfowl
treading water
Treadle
Treadmill
treadmill test
Treadwheel
Treague
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Treasonable
treasonably
treasonist
Treasonous
Treasure
treasure chest
Treasure city
treasure flower
treasure house
treasure hunt
treasure ship
Treasure State
treasure trove
Treasure-house
Treasure-trove
treasured
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