trespasser

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n trespasser someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Trespasser (Law) One who commits a trespass
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n trespasser One who trespasses, or commits a trespass; one who invades another's property or rights, or who does a wrongful act.
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Quotations

  • Source Unknown
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    “Sign in lot: Church parking only. We will not forgive those who trespass against us.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “Respect the child. Be not too much his parent. Trespass not on his solitude.”
  • Bible
    Bible
    “In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace. [Ephesians 1:7]”

Usage

In literature:

I am now, I repeat, quite recovered, and will no longer trespass upon your good nature.
"Pelham, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
I trust we are not trespassing: this is not private ground, I think?
"What Will He Do With It, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
I felt somewhat ashamed of my trespass, and turned round quickly to retrace my steps.
"A Strange Story, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
I cannot longer trespass on your evening.
"The Parisians, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
I'm afraid I'm trespassing.
"First Plays" by A. A. Milne
They are not exactly the family on which I ought to trespass.
"Endymion" by Benjamin Disraeli
If you will forgive men that trespass against you, God will forgive your trespasses against Him.
"Lectures of Col. R. G. Ingersoll, Volume I" by Robert Green Ingersoll
Thou art truly unhappy, for having made me in this point to commit a heinous trespass.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book III." by Francois Rabelais
Fear of trespassing on their time prevented me from questioning each of them up to the full limit of the period contracted for.
"Frenzied Fiction" by Stephen Leacock
And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.
"An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism" by Joseph Stump
And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.
"An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism" by Joseph Stump
It would be a trespass, subjecting him to a suit in the U.S. District Court.
"Personal Memoirs Of A Residence Of Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes On The American Frontiers" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.
"The Teaching of Jesus" by George Jackson
By the way, I was trespassing, I'm afraid.
"The Story of Bawn" by Katharine Tynan
We shan't be jailed as trespassers, shall we?
"The Trumpeter Swan" by Temple Bailey
This place is not open to trespassers, you know.
"Ralestone Luck" by Andre Norton
This trespass was done while I was in town for a while in the Supervisor's office.
"The Boy With the U. S. Foresters" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
No person trespasses upon it except when necessary in the course of work or official business.
"The Armed Forces Officer" by U. S. Department of Defense
The garden lies on the other side of the Great Western Railway, across which I had to trespass in order to get to it.
"Mystic London:" by Charles Maurice Davies
They had trespassed far beyond the bounds of discretion.
"The Kingdom Round the Corner" by Coningsby Dawson
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In poetry:

Crows flying in the dark
Blackness in darkness flying; beings unseen
Except by eyes that are like to their own
Trespassers' eyes!
"Crows" by Padraic Colum
"Where be ye gaun, ye hunters keen?"
Quo fause Sakelde; "come tell to me!"
"We go to hunt an English stag,
Has trespassed on the Scots countrie."
"Kinmont Willie" by Andrew Lang
The scape-goat on his head
The peoples' trespass bore,
And to the desert led,
Was to be seen no more:
In him, our Surety seemed to say,
Behold, I bear your sins away.
"Old-Testament Gospel" by John Newton
For nature, heartless, witless nature,
Will neither care nor know
What stranger’s feet may find the meadow
And trespass there and go,
Nor ask amid the dews of morning
If they are mine or no.
"XL: Tell me not here, it needs not saying" by A E Housman
You pray that your "trespasses may be forgiven,
As you forgive those that are done unto you."
Before this you say to the God that's in heaven,
Consider the words which you speak. Are they true?
"On The Lord's Prayer" by Charles Lamb
It seemed as though I had surprised
And trespassed in a golden world
That should have passed while men still slept!
The joyful birds, the ship of gold,
The horses, kine, and sheep did seem
As they would vanish for a dream.
"Early Morn" by William H Davies

In news:

Trespassing charges have been dropped against three University of Colorado students who were arrested at a 4/20 marijuana protest last spring.
Not only can he turn someone away, he can have that person arrested for trespassing as well.
12/1 at 1:50 am Steven Melton, 54, of Durham Road, was arrested on Pleasant Street by Officer Patrick Scott on a charge of criminal trespass.
Police responded to a call from a resident of a downtown fourplex, who reported seeing a trespasser in his yard.
The boy was arrested Wednesday on charges of aggravated assault and trespassing on school property with a weapon.
Chainsaw -wielding trespasser cut down tree, threw branch through car window.
Lameka Renee Blakeney, 24, of 205 Magum St Apt B6, Pageland, was arrested for trespass after notice.
(AP) — Two demonstrators who climbed a chain link fence around the former City Hall property in downtown Eugene were issued criminal citations for trespassing.
One criminal ICE went after is Juana Reyes, a mother of two charged with trespassing for the crime of selling tamales in a Walmart parking lot.
State Police arrested an Occupy Albany protester Saturday afternoon for trespassing on state land.
LOS ANGELES — Authorities say a security guard at Tom Cruise's Beverly Hills, Calif, mansion used a stun gun on a trespasser who turned out to be an intoxicated neighbor who may have mistakenly entered the property.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif (AP) — Authorities say a security guard at Tom Cruise's Beverly Hills, Calif, mansion used a stun gun on a trespasser who turned out to be an intoxicated neighbor who may have mistakenly entered the property.
Yavapai County prosecutors say John R Thornton Jr originally faced an eight-count indictment including aggravated assault, disorderly conduct and criminal trespass.
Quiet zones can potentially create more danger for pedestrians since people often trespass on railroad property.
Police say 54-year-old Robert Toth of Shelton, owner of American Home Realty in Trumbull, was charged Wednesday with third-degree larceny and first-degree criminal trespass.
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In science:

As is pointed out in , even if theoretically one could show that Turing’s barrier can be trespassed by a quantum machine, the impact on computer technology would be very low because for all practical purposes the halting computation has a non-zero, but very small chance of detection.
Incompleteness, Complexity, Randomness and Beyond
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