felonry

felonry

(ˈfɛlənrɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. felons collectively
2. (Law) (formerly) the convict population of a penal colony, esp in Australia

fel•on•ry

(ˈfɛl ən ri)

n., pl. -ries.
the whole body or class of felons.
References in periodicals archive ?
Mudie, The Felonry of New South Wales, Melbourne, 1964 (1837), pp.