Having committed a crime or tort: the word used by a prisoner in pleadingto an. indictment when he confesses the crime of which he is charged, and by the juryin convicting. Com. v. Walter, 83 Pa. .108, 24 Am. Rep. 154; Jessie v. State, 2S Miss.103; State v. White, 25 Wis. 359.
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