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Definition of Larceny


  1. The unlawful taking and carrying away of things personal with intent to deprive the right owner of the same; theft. Cf. Embezzlement.

Larceny Quotations

You sparkle with larceny.
Wilson Mizner

People love gentle larceny.
Dan Aykroyd

If we use goods made from raw materials that are obtained from a poor country without the proceeds being used to benefit the people of that country, we become complicit in a particularly iniquitous form of grand larceny.
Peter Singer

I think people like to see a little larceny in their heroes.
James Garner

There is a difference between jaywalking and grand larceny.
Gaylord Perry
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Larceny Translations

larceny in German is Diebstahl
larceny in Spanish is hurto
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