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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The stealing of another's property.

Usage examples (37)
  • About a veteran player thrown out trying to steal second: There was larceny in his heart, but his legs were honest.
  • I said, "Well, I'm a scout, and I don't call larceny grand."
  • He was convicted instead of grand larceny, that is, of stealing his bonuses, which were certainly oversized.
  • You can't profit from someone's mistake ... there is a law about that, too and it's called larceny by mistake ... for more
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