Definition of Dacoity

1. Noun. Robbery by a gang of armed dacoits.

Exact synonyms: Dakoity
Generic synonyms: Robbery
Geographical relationships: Burma, Myanmar, Union Of Burma, Bharat, India, Republic Of India



Definition of Dacoity

1. n. The practice of gang robbery in India; robbery committed by dacoits.

Definition of Dacoity

1. Noun. Gang robbery carried out by dacoits. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dacoity

1. robbery by dacoits [n -COITIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dacoity

dacite
dacites
dacitic
dack
dacked
dacker
dackered
dackering
dackers
dacking
dacks
daclizumab
dacoit
dacoities
dacoits
dacoity (current term)
dacotahs
dacquoise
dacquoises
dacron
dacrons
dacryadenitis
dacryo-
dacryoadenitis
dacryoblennorrhoea
dacryocele
dacryocyst
dacryocystalgia
dacryocystectomy
dacryocystitis

Literary usage of Dacoity

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1. The Zemindary Settlement of Bengal by R. H. Hollingbery (1879)
"The story of dacoity, down to 1831, is given by Mr. Mill in Appendix VI, (above); ... In 1812, the evil of dacoity in Bengal was particularly noticed in the ..."

2. Things Indian: Being Discursive Notes on Various Subjects Connected with India by William Crooke (1906)
"dacoity, however, is a very wide term, and includes several varieties of crime. Thus, we have gangs raised and led by some famous leader, who claims to be ..."

3. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"... who combine the trade of graziers and cattle-dealers with the occasional practice of cattle-lifting and dacoity. Forests. ..."

4. The Weekly Reporter by David Sutherland, India High Court (Calcutta, India), Great Britain Privy Council. Judicial Committee (1893)
"dacoity—Evidence.'] Nature of evidence requisite to be taken in a case of ... dacoity — Receiving property stolen in.] When a prisoner is apprehended eight ..."

5. The Coming of the Great Queen: A Narrative of the Acquisition of Burma by Edmond Charles Browne (1888)
"The bulk of the imports from "other countries" consisted of twist shipped at Trieste. DACOITS AND dacoity. In common with his half-brother, ..."

6. Reminiscences of an Indian Police Official by Arthur Travers Crawford (1894)
"dacoity. WHEN I first became connected with the police, dacoity still existed nearly as it is depicted in ' Pan- ..."

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