noun, plural da·coit·ies.
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Origin of dacoity
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Example sentences from the Web for dacoity
Another example of dacoity in Upper Burma may be taken from the Myingyan district.
Sir Robert Low's warning that this would be the last stronghold of dacoity or organized resistance was justified by events.
In 1886 Sir George White wrote that it would be a "long time before dacoity died of inanition."General Gatacre|Beatrix Gatacre
Between 1837 and 1849 the suppression of the regular practice of armed dacoity was practically achieved by Colonel Sleeman.The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India|R. V. Russell
Sometimes the raid is on a larger scale, sometimes it is little more than an armed dacoity.Essays in Liberalism|Various