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Word: larceny

Definition: theft; Ex. petit larceny


Sentences Containing 'larceny'

Currently the newest releases of various Scheme implementations, such as Chez Scheme, Racket, Ikarus, Larceny and Ypsilon, support the R6RS standard. There is a portable reference implementation of the proposed implicitly phased libraries for R6RS, called psyntax, which loads and bootstraps itself properly on various older Scheme implementations.
Following those, he slipped to leads in B musicals, two at Paramount, then eight at Universal, including a re-teaming with Kitty Carlisle in "Larceny with Music" (1943).
For Flask to have presumed to help himself, this must have seemed to him tantamount to larceny in the first degree.
He was soon arrested on a charge of grand larceny, but was acquitted.
In 1866, sureties made an $8,000 cash bond for Edward McGuire in Connecticut, after he was charged with grand larceny.
In 1962, he was convicted on two counts of assaulting women in Melbourne, two counts of indecent assault, one of assault occasioning actual bodily harm, and another four counts of larceny.
In England and Wales, the term fraudulent conversion was superseded by the identically named offences under the Larceny Act 1901 and sections 20 and 21 of the Larceny Act 1916.
In February 2008, defensive back Mike Brown was arrested by UVa police and charged with one count each of grand larceny, possession of stolen property with intent to sell, altering serial numbers, and possession of marijuana.
In May 2010 he pled guilty in a New York court to charges of grand larceny, and was ordered to pay restitution of more than $540,000 and to serve a sentence of 50 weekends, which he did on Rikers Island from June 2010 to July 2011.
Larceny of papaq was considered as a hostile action against its owner.
Love and Larceny or Il mattatore is a 1960 Italian comedy film directed by Dino Risi.
On August 4, 2010, his daughter Caroline was arrested and charged with petty larceny after allegedly shoplifting about $100 in cosmetics from a Sephora store near her mother Donna Hanover's Upper East Side home.
Shortly after emigrating from England to Australia, Glover was convicted on two counts of larceny in Victoria, and a stealing charge in New South Wales.
Shortly after enlisting, he was convicted of larceny and served a prison sentence from 1908 to 1910 at Fort Leavenworth's United States Disciplinary Barracks.
These range from criminal, civil, commercial, personal status, court-martial, and other miscellaneous offences classified as "special cases" under the penal code ("e.g.", kidnappings, grand larceny).

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