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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Trespass \Tres"pass\, n. [OF. trespas, F. tr['e]pas death. See Trespass, v.] 1. Any injury or offence done to another. [1913 Webster] I you forgive all wholly this trespass. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] If ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses. --Matt. vi. 15. [1913 Webster] 2. Any voluntary transgression of the moral law; any violation of a known rule of duty; sin. [1913 Webster] The fatal trespass done by Eve. --Milton. [1913 Webster] You . . . who were dead in trespasses and sins. --Eph. if. 1. [1913 Webster] 3. (Law) (a) An unlawful act committed with force and violence (vi et armis) on the person, property, or relative rights of another. (b) An action for injuries accompanied with force. [1913 Webster] Trespass offering (Jewish Antiq.), an offering in expiation of a trespass. Trespass on the case. (Law) See Action on the case, under Case. [1913 Webster] Syn: Offense; breach; infringement; transgression; misdemeanor; misdeed. [1913 Webster]
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Trespass offering (Heb. 'asham, "debt"), the law concerning, given in Lev. 5:14-6:7; also in Num. 5:5-8. The idea of sin as a "debt" pervades this legislation. The _asham_, which was always a ram, was offered in cases where sins were more private. (See OFFERING.)