Larcenously
Larcenous Lar"ce*nous, a. [Cf. OE. larrecinos. See {Larceny}.] Having the character of larceny; as, a larcenous act; committing larceny. ``The larcenous and burglarious world.'' --Sydney Smith. -- {Lar"ce*nous*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • larcenously — adverb see larcenous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • larcenously — See larcenous. * * * …   Universalium

  • larcenously — adverb In a larcenous manner …   Wiktionary

  • larcenously — adv. in a thievish manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • larcenously — lar·ce·nous·ly …   English syllables

  • larcenously — adverb see larcenous * * * larˈcenously adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑larceny …   Useful english dictionary

  • larcenous — larcenously, adv. /lahr seuh neuhs/, adj. 1. of, resembling, or characteristic of larceny. 2. guilty of larceny. [1735 45; LARCEN(Y) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • larcenous — adjective Date: 1742 1. having the character of or constituting larceny 2. committing larceny • larcenously adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • larcenous — /ˈlasənəs/ (say lahsuhnuhs) adjective 1. of, like, or of the nature of larceny. 2. guilty of larceny. –larcenously, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • larceny — [lär′sə nē] n. pl. larcenies [ME < Anglo Fr larcin < OFr larrecin < L latrocinium < latrocinari, to rob, plunder < latro, mercenary soldier, robber < Gr * latrōn < latron, wages, pay < IE * lēi , to possess, acquire >… …   English World dictionary

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