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safe-breaker

noun
  1. a person who breaks open and robs safesAlso called: safe-cracker
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Historical Examples

  • You are known as a safe-breaker; you have served a term for it.

    The White Moll

    Frank L. Packard

  • He forgot his triumph with Carrie in the possibility of soon being known for what he was, in this man's eyes, a safe-breaker.

    Sister Carrie

    Theodore Dreiser