What does confessed mean?

confessed meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"self-acknowledged," 1560s, past participle adjective from confess.

confessed meaning in General Dictionary

of Confess

Sentence Examples with the word confessed

On the 28th of March 1884 many of the citizens met at Music Hall to protest against the lax way in which the law was enforced, notably in the case of a recent murder, when the confessed criminal had been found guilty of manslaughter only.

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