Webster 1913 Edition
[Prob. corrupted for
culpate, fr. Law Latin
culpareto blame. See
One accused of, or arraigned for, a crime, as before a judge.
An author is in the condition of a
culprit; the public are his judges.
One quilty of a fault; a criminal.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.A person arraigned in court for a crime.
2.Any person convicted of a crime; a criminal.