Definition of Burglars

1. Noun. (plural of burglar) ¹



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Definition of Burglars

1. burglar [n] - See also: burglar

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burglars

burglared
burglarer
burglarers
burglaries
burglarious
burglariously
burglarise
burglarised
burglarises
burglarising
burglarize
burglarized
burglarizes
burglarizing
burglarproof
burglars (current term)
burglary
burgle
burgled
burgles
burgling
burgomaster
burgomasters
burgomeister
burgomeisters
burgonet
burgonets
burgoo
burgoos
burgout

Literary usage of Burglars

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1. Britton: An English Translation and Notes by Francis Morgan Nichols (1901)
"Of burglars. Let inquiry also be made of burglars. ... tenement of seisin in respect of some right which they think they have, are not held to be burglars. ..."

2. The Mechanics' Magazine (1858)
"On the succeeding evening the signal bell set up a violent ringing, and Mr. Allan, proceeding at once to the factory, surprised the burglars, and captured ..."

3. Darkness and Daylight, Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's by Helen Campbell, Thomas Wallace Knox, Thomas Byrnes (1900)
"The burglars familiarized themselves with the make and patterns of the ... The man turned out to be a member of a successful and dangerous gang of burglars. ..."

4. Britton by Francis Morgan Nichols (1865)
"Let inquiry also be made of burglars. Such we hold to be all those who feloniously in time of peace break churches, or the houses of others, or the walls or ..."

5. Mark Twain's Speeches by Mark Twain (1910)
"And, speaking of burglars, let us not speak of them too harshly. Now, I have known so many burglars—not exactly known, but so many of them have come near me ..."

6. The Annual Literary Index by William Isaac Fletcher, Richard Rogers Bowker (1895)
"burglars and safes. Chamb. J. 71: ioi(F). burglars three; a story. i:268(Ag'93) Burgomaster Van Iroon. (JH Smith) McClure, (TW Speight) ..."

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