• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Burglariously With an intent to commit burglary; in the manner of a burglar.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The majority of burglaries occur during the daytime when people are not home
    • burglariously With an intent to commit burglary; in the manner of a burglar.
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  • Finley Peter Dunne
    “A man's idea in a game of cards is war, cruel, devastating, and pitiless. A lady's idea of it is a combination of larceny, embezzlement and burglary.”


In literature:

A burglary was committed in the town last night, and this is some of the plate.
"The Lighthouse" by R.M. Ballantyne
Burglary flashed into my mind!
"My Doggie and I" by R.M. Ballantyne
Yet there's not the slightest trace of any attempt at burglary.
"The Woman in Black" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
Others were likely to discover her, too, and might suspect her of burglary and raise a hue and cry.
"Mary Louise and the Liberty Girls" by Edith Van Dyne (AKA L. Frank Baum)
Tell me, when was the burglary committed?
"The Sins of Séverac Bablon" by Sax Rohmer
Take it from me, son, there couldn't be a worse time for a burglary than a night melodious with rolling thunder.
"Blacksheep! Blacksheep!" by Meredith Nicholson
Supposing that a change in the law had placed, for instance, increased difficulties in the way of burglary.
"The Task of Social Hygiene" by Havelock Ellis
There were no burglaries, gambling, picking of pockets, bunko swindling or handbook betting.
"Spring Street" by James H. Richardson
Crimes, scandals, horrors, holocausts, burglaries, arsons, murders, deceptions.
"Erik Dorn" by Ben Hecht
It would not be long before a burglary would be committed in the Wellington house.
"Prince or Chauffeur?" by Lawrence Perry

In poetry:

"The common sin of babyhood - objecting to be drest -
If you leave it to accumulate at compound interest,
For anything you know, may represent, if you're alive,
A burglary or murder at the age of thirty-five.
"Mister William" by William Schwenck Gilbert
"I have helped mamma to steal a little kiddy from its dad,
I've assisted dear papa in cutting up a little lad,
I've planned a little burglary and forged a little cheque,
And slain a little baby for the coral on its neck!"
"Gentle Alice Brown" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Therefore, for this sufficient reason remove it from society,
For seldom burglary is committed in a state of sobriety;
And I earnestly entreat ye all to join with heart and hand,
And to help to chase away the Demon drink from bonnie Scotland.
"A New Temperance Poem, in Memory of My Departed Parents" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

That is, until she was arrested on 276 felony charges of identity theft, forgery, possession of controlled substances and burglary.
Redlands police arrested three suspects Sunday morning, Sept 16, in the burglary of a home on Karon Street.
A Lewisburg man who was found guilty of aggravated burglary and arson after a jury trial in March was sentenced in Circuit Court Wednesday.
Both burglaries at the store at 515 N Salina St were reported to police by store manager John Knight, police records state.
Suspects wanted for Himalayan Mini Market burglary.
A photo of one of the burglary suspects.
The NYPD is asking for your help in finding two individuals wanted in connection with a commercial burglary in Woodside.
Officer Miro Brekalo, left, investigates a residence burglary while Sgt Jeff Johnson holds a person with an outstanding warrant who was found near the crime scene in Uptown New Orleans on Nov 17.
Man charged in connection with several Horry County burglaries.
A North Carolina man was booked into the J. Reuben Long Detention Center on Monday and charged in connection with 10 Horry County burglaries that took place over several months.
Man shot during overnight burglary.
A Virginia Beach man was shot inside of his home by a burglary.
ST CLOUD – A laptop computer was taken in a burglary in south St Cloud this morning.
President Richard Nixon was impeached and had to resign after the Watergate burglary, where no one was killed.
In February, burglary suspect Jairo Contreras escaped from a jail run by the self-proclaimed "toughest sheriff" in America, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.