Larceny

  • 21larceny — noun (plural nies) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French larecin theft, from Latin latrocinium robbery, from latron , latro mercenary soldier, probably from Greek *latrōn, from latron pay Date: 15th century the unlawful taking of personal… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 22larceny — lar|ce|ny [ lars(ə)ni ] noun count or uncount LEGAL the crime of stealing personal property: THEFT …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 23larceny — [15] The Latin word for ‘robber’ was latrō. Its original meaning was ‘mercenary soldier’, and it came from Greek látron ‘pay’ (a relative of latreíā ‘service, worship’, which provided the suffix in such English words as idolatry and bardolatry).… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 24larceny — lar·ce·ny || lÉ‘rsnɪ / lɑː n. robbery, theft (Law) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 25larceny — [ lα:s(ə)ni] noun (plural larcenies) theft of personal property (in English law replaced as a statutory crime by theft in 1968). Derivatives larcener noun (archaic). larcenist noun larcenous adjective Origin …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 26larceny — n. Theft, stealing, pilfering, robbery, thievery …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 27larceny — lar·ce·ny …

    English syllables

  • 28larceny — UK [ˈlɑː(r)sənɪ] / US [ˈlɑrs(ə)nɪ] noun [uncountable] legal old fashioned the crime of stealing personal property …

    English dictionary

  • 29larceny — lar•ce•ny [[t]ˈlɑr sə ni[/t]] n. pl. nies law Law. the wrongful taking of the personal goods of another • Etymology: 1425–75; late ME < AF *larcinie, OFlarcintheft < L latrōcinium robbery < latrōcin(ārī) to rob, orig. serve as a… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 30larceny — /ˈlasəni / (say lahsuhnee) noun (plural larcenies) Law the offence of taking away, without the consent of the owner, anything capable of being stolen, with the intention of permanently depriving the owner of it; theft. {late Middle English,… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 31larceny —    Aihue …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 32larceny — [15] The Latin word for ‘robber’ was latrō. Its original meaning was ‘mercenary soldier’, and it came from Greek látron ‘pay’ (a relative of latreíā ‘service, worship’, which provided the suffix in such English words as idolatry and bardolatry).… …

    Word origins

  • 33larceny — n. (pl. ies) the theft of personal property. Usage: In 1968 replaced as a statutory crime in English law by theft. Derivatives: larcener n. larcenist n. larcenous adj. Etymology: OF larcin f. L latrocinium f. latro robber, mercenary f. Gk latreus …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 34larceny by trick — see larceny Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 35larceny from the person — see larceny Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 36larceny, petit — n. The taking of property with a low monetary value, set by statute. Also called petty larceny. See also burglary, theft, robbery The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …

    Law dictionary

  • 37larceny, grand — n. The taking of property with a high monetary value, set by statute. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …

    Law dictionary

  • 38larceny by force — index robbery Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 39Larceny (Scheme implementation) — Infobox Software name = Larceny logo = caption = developer = The Larceny Project latest release version = 0.963 latest release date = Release date and age|2008|07|29 operating system = Cross platform genre = Programming language license = Open… …

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  • 40Larceny, Inc. — Infobox Film name = Larceny, Inc. imdb id = 0034965 producer = Hal B. Wallis director = Lloyd Bacon writer = Laura Perelman (play) S.J. Perelman (play) Everett Freeman (screenplay) Edwin Gilbert (screenplay) starring = Edward G. Robinson Jane… …

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