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housebreaking


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Housebreaking  \House"break`ing\,  n. 
  The  act  of  breaking  open  and  entering,  with  a  felonious 
  purpose,  the  dwelling  house  of  another,  whether  done  by  day 
  or  night.  See  {Burglary},  and  {To  break  a  house},  under 
  {Break}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  housebreaking 
  n  :  trespassing  for  an  unlawful  purpose  [syn:  {break-in},  {breaking 
  and  entering}] 




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