from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who commits larceny.
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- n. One who commits larceny, a thief.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as larcener.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who commits larceny
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John is a criminal infringer — a veritable grand larcenist — or blithely surmise that copyright law must not mean what it appears to say.
Since a three-time larcenist was subject to sterilization and a three-time embezzler was not, the law was unconstitutional.
Perhaps this dim-bulb mayor, and the MSM in fawning over Klepto Deb, are confusing pragmatist with pilferer or purloiner or maybe larcenist.
Indeed, one must either irrationally conclude that John is a criminal infringer—a veritable grand larcenist—or blithely surmise that copyright law must not mean what it appears to say.
But this … Good sweet Christ, the little larcenist was a fetching piece, from her dark winged eyebrows to her wide-set, exotically tipped eyes, a piercing shade of green, her pert nose, high cheekbones, and a mouth so damn full and wide he was already contemplating its possibilities.
Because no one enters many of these homes without an invitation, it is a given this larcenist, whomever he or she might be, is a member of the peerage.
It was whilst on his feet, in defence of a larcenist, at Maidstone Assizes, that Cyril Hare learned that his first full - length novel, Tenant for Death, had been accepted.
Mrs. Stevens's inferior talents as a petty larcenist had led her into many difficulties, and she gratefully availed herself of The Hopper's offer of his heart and hand.
"Take her down to the cells," he said briefly, and they led her away, a wailing, woeful figure of amateur larcenist.
"He is a man named Stay, a petty larcenist, and in my opinion a much more dangerous character than the police have realised."