a person who breaks into and enters a house with a felonious intent.
a worker or wrecking company that demolishes houses and buildings, as to make room for new construction.
a person who buys doors, paneled walls, etc., from standing houses, to sell as antiques; a person who dismantles a house of its valuable parts before it is torn down.
- housebreaking, noun
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