noun, plural bur·gla·ries. Criminal Law.
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The more accomplished students took classes in safe-cracking, burglary, blackmail, and confidence games.Meet 'The Queen of Thieves' Marm Mandelbaum, New York City's First Mob Boss|J. North Conway|September 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Identified only as Darius, the teen has been arrested for burglary several times in recent weeks.France Decries Attack That Left Roma Teen in a Coma|Lizzie Crocker|June 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They were arraigned in Manhattan criminal court on charges of burglary, reckless endangerment and jumping from a structure.Hero or Criminal? James Brady, the WTC Ironworker Who Jumped Off the Building|Michael Daly|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Burglary, something he hated, seemed to be the only way to find evidence.The Domestic Spying of Hoover’s FBI Is an Eerie Prequel to the NSA’s Snooping Today|Betty Medsger|March 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It looked like Greg was trying to stop a burglary, and was killed in the ensuing confrontation.Did Sexpot Schoolteacher Pamela Smart Hire Teens to Kill Her Husband?|Marlow Stern|January 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Somebody was in the bank—at two o'clock in the morning—with tools for burglary.The Yukon Trail|William MacLeod Raine
In Somersetshire four men were hanged for rape and burglary.History of England from the fall of Wolsey to the death of Elizabeth. Vol. III|James Anthony Froude
Supposing that a change in the law had placed, for instance, increased difficulties in the way of burglary.The Task of Social Hygiene|Havelock Ellis
You said you thought those men surveying back of Stresch & Potter's the day before the burglary, were working for the railroad?The Girls of Central High on Lake Luna|Gertrude W. Morrison
The fact was that the first he heard of the burglary was when the constable came to him and found him and all his family in bed.