One badgered private assaulted him violently with a pitchfork, and suffered two years' imprisonment for that misdemeanour.
You cannot make economy a crime, progress a misdemeanour, or efficiency a felony!
It rebukes all misdemeanour, all forgetfulness in look and gesture of the Sacred Presence, in every worshipper, at every shrine.
I told him there would not be any fear of misdemeanour of that kind with me.
In the first place, let loafing of every kind, and not merely the loafing of the casual pauper, be made a misdemeanour.
For this misdemeanour they were confined to barracks at Hamilton.
This is the charm of German law: misdemeanour in Germany has its fixed price.
Your obstinacy has driven me into the commission of a misdemeanour.
Poaching the game of a member of Parliament was also adjudged a misdemeanour worthy of severe retribution.
This misdemeanour was, in Maori eyes, fatal to his prestige as an ariki and a war-leader.
A minor crime, punishable by a fine or a light jail term. Common misdemeanors, such as traffic violations, are usually dealt with informally, without a trial. (Compare felony.)