Pec"cant (?), a. [L. peccans, -antis, p.pr. of peccare to sin: cf. F. peccant.]

1.

Sinning; guilty of transgression; criminal; as, peccant angels.

Milton.

2.

Morbid; corrupt; as, peccant humors.

Bacon.

3.

Wrong; defective; faulty.

[R.]

Ayliffe.

 

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Pec"cant, n.

An offender.

[Obs.]

Whitlock.

 

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