Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    A crime.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Lat. Crime, Also an accusation or charge of crime.
    —Crimen furti. The crime or offense of theft.
    —Crimen incendii. The crime of burning, which included not only the modem crime of arson, but also the burning of a man, a beast, or other chattel. Britt, c. 9; Crabb, Eng. Law, 308.
    —-Crimen innominatnm. The nameless crime; the crime against nature; sodomy or buggery.
    —Crimen raptus. The crime of rape.
    —Crimen roberiæ. The offense of robbery.
    —Flagrans crimen; Locus criminis; Particeps criminis. See those titles.