Definition of Stolen property
1. Noun. Property that has been stolen.
Specialized synonyms: Spoil, Booty, Dirty Money, Loot, Pillage, Plunder, Prize, Swag
Lexicographical Neighbors of Stolen Property
Literary usage of Stolen property
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"The scheme prospered, and it being found that owners of stolen property outbid ordinary ... 6) by which receivers of stolen property were made accessories. ..."
2. A Treatise on Crimes and Misdemeanors by William Oldnall Russell, Charles Sprengel Greaves (1877)
"Upon an indictment for receiving stolen property the evidence was that the property having been discovered after the loss concealed in an old engine-house, ..."
3. A Treatise on the Law of Crimes by William Lawrence Clark, William Lawrence Marshall, Herschel Bouton Lazell (1905)
"knowledge, and assumes control of the property.590 Thus, if a wife assumes to act as agent of her husband in receiving stolen property, and he afterwards ..."
4. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"One who sold a diamond knowing it to have been stolen by another could be convicted of receiving stolen property regardless of whether he received it from ..."
5. A Treatise on the Law of Criminal Evidence: Including the Rules Regulating by Harry Clay Underhill (1898)
"The true rule doubtless is that the mere possession of stolen property creates no presumption of law that the person in whose possession it was found ..."