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  • n. Plural form of burglar.

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Examples

  • Yes answer the question all us ex-soldiers and people who have the right to defend their property from all the illegals burglars is not an abstract question. annie for Palin

    NRA, RNC target Sotomayor over gun rights

  • Chasing burglars is only necessary because we ain’t allowed to put the boot through the doors we know they are operating from.

    Leaders TV Debate – Law & Order Summary SHOCK! « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Nothing of value was taken, however, and according to the Siegelman family, the only items of interest to the burglars were the files in Siegelman's home office.

    Hullabaloo

  • Mam'zelle could not see in the dim light what kind of a person it was, but having got the idea of burglars firmly in her mind, she felt certain this must be another - probably the second of the two she had first seen racing down the upstairs passage.

    Fifth Formers at St. Clare's

  • The two bad men were called burglars, and they wanted to get in, and take the silver knives, forks, and other things that were in the dining room, and perhaps some rings from the dresser in the room of Dorothy's mother.

    The Story of a White Rocking Horse

  • But I am sure, in my own mind, that he dismissed the idea of burglars in favour of lunatics.

    At Home with the Jardines

  • The very same Kronstadt sailors -- whom they had dubbed burglars and counter-revolutionists in the days following the July uprising -- were summoned during the Korniloff danger to Petrograd for the defence of the revolution.

    From October to Brest-Litovsk

  • "Did they steal any thing, Uncle?" asked Hugh, in a voice made husky by the alarm he felt at the idea of burglars having been in the house.

    Jessie Carlton The Story of a Girl who Fought with Little Impulse, the Wizard, and Conquered Him

  • Trevor Bass, 18, and the 17-year-old were positively identified as the burglars, officials said.

    Victorville Daily Press :

  • Reverend Dennis: Oh, I think they're giants-giant turd-burglars, that is.

    Balloon Juice

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