burgle

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v burgle commit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • burgle To commit burglary.
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Usage

In literature:

The moral to little George was plain: Don't go to church and you'll not get burgled.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
I guess we've got to burgle quietly.
"A harum-scarum schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
The diamondsmiths' premises in Regent Street had been burgled the night before and the contents of the safe cleared.
"Jack O' Judgment" by Edgar Wallace
I think the first time we met was when Punsonby's was burgled in '93.
"The Green Rust" by Edgar Wallace
You would almost rather let her go ahead and burgle, and let her go away with your money, than to shoot her.
"Peck's Sunshine Being a Collection of Articles Written for Peck's Sun, Milwaukee, Wis. - 1882" by George W. Peck
He has burgled his own house, and married his own wife.
"G. K. Chesterton, A Critical Study" by Julius West
It's burgling, that's what it is.
"Harding's luck" by E. [Edith] Nesbit
And if a man can burgle, he can un-burgle.
"Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective" by Ellis Parker Butler
Why, I burgled here as a boy.
"His Lordship's Leopard" by David Dwight Wells
If he ain't a fool he'll be under someone's doorway, for there ain't likely to be no burgling a time like this.
"Blind Policy" by George Manville Fenn
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In poetry:

And, as athwart my burgled pane
The tortured storm-wrack raced,
He bowed his head upon his hands,
And wept and wept and wept....
So, on the whole, it seems to me,
Art and policemen don't agree.
"Culture and Cops" by C J Dennis

In news:

A 26-year-old man was kidnapped, stuffed in a car trunk, beaten and forced to lead his captors to his Stockton home which they burgled early Wednesday morning before making off with his car.
This time he's willing to do acrobatics to knock the cabbage closer to him so he can burgle it easier.
Shakoor family burgled before blaze.
Burgled bobcat found on field of rival high school.
A 26-year-old man was kidnapped , stuffed in a car trunk, beaten and forced to lead his captors to his Stockton home which they burgled early Wednesday morning before making off with his car.
Reno police are investigating the case of a burgled bar stool.
Criminologists Shocked That Americans Didn't Respond to the Recession by Burgling and Killing One Another.
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