Meaning of attaint

at•taint

Pronunciation: (u-tānt'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to condemn by a sentence or a bill or act of attainder.
  2. to disgrace.
  3. to accuse.
  4. to prove the guilt of.
—n.
  1. a stain; disgrace; taint.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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