heist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v heist commit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling
    • n heist robbery at gunpoint
    • n heist the act of stealing
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Usage

In literature:

Van der Heist and Frans Hals are sinking to the level of gifted amateurs.
"A Wanderer in Holland" by E. V. Lucas
Heist Fayette, Howard Co., Mo.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
As Will made his daring plunge Josh Heist on rushed to the side, and stood with starting eyes gazing at the disturbed water.
"Menhardoc" by George Manville Fenn
Ef he should bother us I kin heist him on my back, easy enuf.
"The Free Lances" by Mayne Reid
ADAM HEIST, private, mustered in Aug. 13, 1862; mustered out with company May 24, 1863.
"War from the Inside" by Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock
It's pretty early, for a heist, ain't it?
"Hooded Detective, Volume III No. 2, January, 1942" by Various
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In news:

Culprits in honey heist described as brown and furry.
A dispatcher listened as the duo detailed their heist, including how the police would be looking for their Blue Dodge Durango.
Toledo police are investigating a bold jewelry store heist in the middle of Westfield Franklin Park Mall.
Police arrested two Philadelphia men Monday night after the armed robbery of a Rite Aid store at 8130 Roosevelt Blvd in the city's Rhawnhurst section, and suspect they may be involved in a series of drug store heists across the region.
LAS VEGAS — Technology has caught up with Hollywood heist films in a new hack being demonstrated at DefCon Friday, which involves hijacking IP video streams and seamlessly replacing them with new content.
Bellagio heist no 'Ocean's Eleven '.
Spanish production company Telecinco Cinema is prepping two English-language pics, helmer Jorge Sanchez Cabezudo's action thriller "Air Cocaine" and bank heist "Way Down.
A pickup truck with eyeballs drawn into the headlights and about 600 aluminum wheel rims were taken in an early morning heist at a New Haven company, New Haven police said.
Thomas Heist is the owner of his own insurance company with four locations around South Jersey, so when he gives his opinions on filing claims.
Bank robbers leave cash along NW Freeway after Friday morning heist.
'The Great Pearl Heist': It's a gem .
3 accused in precious gem heist plead not guilty.
Garlic heist leads to five arrests.
Man thought linked to huge art heist pleads guilty.
Comcast to Launch $60 VOD Service with "Tower Heist ".
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In science:

They decide to rob it after realizing they could make money off the customers as well as the business, as they did during their previous heist.
Herded Gibbs Sampling
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