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  • n. Plural form of larceny.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Given the outrage which the discovery that a significant proportion of our MPs were living high on the hog at public expense caused, let us think a moment how we might to our eternal advantage deflect the outrage of our citizens (which, given the continuing lack of contrition of most MPs about their larcenies, is as yet unassuaged) from those undoubted swine onto the State as a whole.

    Let Us Destroy The Big State

  • A total of 37 burglaries as well as more than a dozen larcenies might have been committed in Fairfax County by the same man, county police said Friday.

    Dozens of Fairfax break-ins seen as crimes of one man

  • Fairfax County police said the same person or group is now responsible for 57 burglaries or attempted burglaries and 30 larcenies from cars or suspicious persons complaints since early August in several parts of the county.

    Serial burglar strikes again

  • A series of recent larcenies at Loudoun County construction sites may be related, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

    Construction site larcenies investigated

  • German police have solved the mystery of the Phantom of Heilbronn, a female serial killer responsible for six murders as well as petty larcenies and break-ins.

    Solved « Gerry Canavan

  • That spike has been driven by a 23% surge in larcenies, much of which is electronic devices, according to a law-enforcement official with knowledge of the operation.

    Targeting Train Theft

  • Though both are still in their teens, the pair had a total of 19 arrests between them including several robberies and grand larcenies.

    Targeting Train Theft

  • They theorized that instead of taking reports for grand larcenies, one of seven "index crimes" that are counted toward the city's overall crime rate, police officers may have misclassified those crimes into non-criminal lost property complaints.

    NYPD's Long War Over Crime Stats

  • This would artificially suppress the number of grand larcenies, which in recent years have accounted for more than a third of the offenses used to establish the city's crime rate.

    NYPD's Long War Over Crime Stats

  • During that same period grand larcenies fell about 20%.

    NYPD's Long War Over Crime Stats


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