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lese majesty definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a crime that undermines the offender's government [syn: treason, high treason, lese majesty]

Merriam Webster's

noun see lèse-majesté

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Leze majesty Leze` maj"es*ty (l[=e]z` m[a^]j"[e^]s*t[y^]). [F. lese-majest['e], fr. L. laesus, fem. laesa, injured (see Lesion) + majestas majesty; that is, crimen laesae majestatis.] [Written also lese majesty.] (Law) Any crime committed against the sovereign power.



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