from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. As a burglar; in order to burgle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. With an intent to commit burglary; in the manner of a burglar.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- With an intent to commit burglary; in the manner of a burglar.
But there is no trouble in 'burglariously' entering an Izumo dwelling unless there happen to be good watchdogs on the premises.
Jeeves suggests that a window is broken burglariously...
Why do men steal? why break burglariously into houses? why hale men and women captive and make slaves of them?
I had no sooner disposed of this criminal than there started up another of the same period, whose profession was originally house-breaking; in the pursuit of which art he had had his right ear chopped off one night, as he was burglariously getting in at a window, by
Westlaw also manages to beat the OED on this one; “burglariously” is attested by the OED only as far back as 1807, but a quickie Westlaw search locates a 1792 North Carolina case reporting an indictment “for feloniously and burglariously breaking and entering into the dwelling house of one Rice.”
He decided, painfully, to go back to breakfast, and tell them he had missed his train, and entered in the night burglariously so as not to disturb them.
Our chicken coops were made snake-proof, but a more than ordinarily, crafty individual burglariously broke into one, and the hen and chickens sounded the alarm.
At the following sessions at the Old Bailey, he was indicted for burglariously breaking open the house of Sarah Pickard, and feloniously taking thence thirty-six gold rings and stone rings, three silver watches, several pieces of silver plate, and divers other goods of considerable value.
But being dubious whether Joshua Cornwall, as a servant within the house of Mr. Fenwick, could be properly convicted of burglariously breaking into his said master's house, they found their verdict as to him special; which the judges having considered, they were unanimously of opinion that the crime was in its nature a burglary.
Cornwall and Thomas Rivers were indicted for burglariously breaking the house of Nicholas Fenwick, Esq., and taking thence divers pieces of plate, to the value of eighty-five pounds nineteen shillings, holland shirts to the value of twenty pounds, and other goods of the said Mr. Fenwick, on the 8th day of September, 1730.
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