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burglar


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Burglar  \Bur"glar\,  n.  [OE.  burg  town,  F.  bourg,  fr  LL  burgus 
  (of  German  origin)  +  OF  lere  thief,  fr  L.  latro.  See 
  {Borough},  and  {Larceny}.]  (Law) 
  One  guilty  of  the  crime  of  burglary. 
 
  {Burglar  alarm},  a  device  for  giving  alarm  if  a  door  or 
  window  is  opened  from  without 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  burglar 
  n  :  a  thief  who  enters  a  building  with  intent  to  steal 




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