noun, plural da·coit·ies.
Origin of dacoity
Examples from the Web for dacoity
Nothing very exciting ever really happens; it's usually humdrum thievery and dacoity.Caravans By Night|Harry Hervey
One night, when on tour in a country boat, he was aroused by the report of a dacoity close by.
I reminded him he was committed to stand his trial for dacoity, that was why I wanted him.The Soul of a People|H. Fielding
Another example of dacoity in Upper Burma may be taken from the Myingyan district.The Pacification of Burma|Sir Charles Haukes Todd Crosthwaite
When his band melted away, and dacoity became too hazardous a sport, he simply disappeared.