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co-defendant (n.)

also codefendant, "one who is a defendant along with another," 1640s, from co- + defendant.

updated on January 08, 2018

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Definitions of co-defendant from WordNet

co-defendant (n.)
a defendant who has been joined together with one or more other defendants in a single action;
Synonyms: codefendant
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