Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act or practice of thieving.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of theft, the act of stealing.
  • n. That which is stolen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The practice of stealing; theft; thievishness.
  • n. That which is stolen.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or practice of stealing; theft.
  • n. That which is stolen.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of taking something from someone unlawfully

Etymologies

From thieve +‎ -ery (Wiktionary)

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