larceny

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  • Info Larceny is a crime involving the unlawful taking of the personal property of another person. more...
  • At common law there could be no larceny of a will of lands.
  • She told the story of a young slave girl who had been accused of larceny. Cited from The Abolitionists, by John F. Hume
  • The first six elements are the same as common law larceny.
  • They know their womb to be rich enough to make good any such larceny. Cited from The Life of the Fly, by J. Henri Fabre
  • "Don't you see a pretty clear case of grand larceny here?" Cited from The High School Boys' Fishing Trip, by H. Irving Hancock
  • The father and mother looked as if they had been convicted of larceny. Cited from Watch Yourself Go By, by Al. G. Field
  • There are objects that have no economic value and thus are not subject to larceny.
  • Then again it might have been that the attempted larceny of his precious plan wore upon his mind. Cited from The Boy Scouts of the Flying Squadron, by Robert Shaler
  • All laws against larceny have been made by industry to protect the fruits of its labor. Cited from Lectures Of Col. Ingersoll, V1, by R. G. Ingersoll
  • This has led to a felony charge of attempted grand larceny against her.
  • He has been in and out of institutions and at present is serving a sentence for larceny. Cited from Pathology of Lying, Etc. by William and Mary Healy
  • It is also the area's most concentrated site of grand larceny.
  • I regret to say that my last act that day was one of petty larceny! Cited from My Friend Smith, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • I do not know that there has even been petty larceny. Cited from Punch, Vol. 158, February 11, 1920, ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • Using a trick, such as lying, to get possession of property is larceny.
  • It was on some such street that these folk practiced their innocent larceny. Cited from There's Pippins And Cheese To Come, by Charles S. Brooks
  • Grand larceny is typically defined as larceny of a more significant amount of property.
  • Other children committed larcenies that they might be sent to jail where there was still daily bread to be had. Cited from Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17, by Charles Francis Horne
  • His master followed him and charged him with the larceny of a horse which the slave took to assist him in his flight. Cited from The Journal of Negro History, Volume 4, 1919, by Various
  • Therefore, they could not be guilty of larceny, because they legally possessed the property.
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Meaning of larceny

  • noun The act of taking something from someone unlawfully
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