co-defendant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

co- +‎ defendant

Noun[edit]

co-defendant (plural co-defendants)

  1. Alternative spelling of codefendant
    • 2012 August 21, Pilkington, Ed, “Death penalty on trial: should Reggie Clemons live or die?”, in The Guardian[1]:
      One of Clemons's three co-defendants has already been executed, and Clemons himself came within 12 days of being put to death in 2009.