Definition of Larcener

1. Noun. A person who commits larceny.

Exact synonyms: Larcenist
Generic synonyms: Stealer, Thief
Derivative terms: Larceny, Larceny



Definition of Larcener

1. n. One who commits larceny.

Definition of Larcener

1. Noun. One who commits larceny, a thief. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Larcener

1. one that commits larceny [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Larcener

lapwings
lapwork
lapworks
laquay
laquays
laquearian
laqueary
lar
lar gibbon
laramie group
larb
larbish
larboard
larboards
larbs
larcener (current term)
larceners
larcenies
larcenist
larcenists
larcenous
larcenously
larceny
larch
larch tree
larchen
larches
larchlike
lard

Literary usage of Larcener

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Publications of the Selden Society by Selden Society (1891)
"... as a larcener thou didst by night take it and carry it away as H. hath counted against thee. How wilt thou acquit thyself? Sir, saith Adam, I tell thee ..."

2. The History of English Law Before the Time of Edward I by Frederick Pollock, Frederic William Maitland (1899)
"61); if they are let off with minor punishments this is regarded as an act of mercy. Possibly the petty larcener's binds did not escheat; ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1872)
"The Vicomte passed at once from the popular admiration one bestows on a hero, to the popular contempt with which one regards a petty larcener. ..."

4. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1885)
"... poacher, petty larcener, drunkard, and general prey of the rural police. One Monday Howell was brought before the bench, charged with killing a pheasant ..."

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