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Definition of Klepto
1. one that steals impulsively [n -TOS]
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Literary usage of Klepto
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1. Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Classified and Arranged So by Peter Mark Roget (1911)
"... dipso-, klepto-maniac; hypochondriac &c. (low spirits) 837 ; crank, Tom o' Bedlam. dreamer &c. 515; rhapsodist, seer, highflier, enthusiast, fanatic, ..."
2. Report of Births, Marriages, Divorces and Deaths by Rhode Island Division of Vital Statistics, Rhode Island Dept. of State (1902)
"... in 1 case the secondary cause was pulmonary tuberculosis ; 1, uremia; 1, alcoholism; 1, klepto- meningitis ; 1, exhaustion from bed-sores; 3 cases, ..."