Definition of Housebreakings

1. Noun. (plural of housebreaking) ¹



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Definition of Housebreakings

1. housebreaking [n] - See also: housebreaking

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Housebreakings

houseboat
houseboater
houseboaters
houseboats
houseboi
housebois
housebote
housebotes
housebound
houseboy
houseboys
housebreaker
housebreakers
housebreaking
housebreakings (current term)
housebreaks
housebroke
housebuilder
housebuilders
housebuilding
housebuyer
housebuyers
housebuying
housecall
housecalls
housecar
housecare
housecarl

Literary usage of Housebreakings

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1. The Library of Original Sources edited by Oliver Joseph Thatcher (1915)
"Concerning Thefts or housebreakings of Freemen. 1. If any freeman steal, outside of the house ... Concerning Thefts or housebreakings on the Part of Slaves. ..."

2. The American Historical Review by American historical association (1904)
"Leaving out of account the highway robberies and housebreakings, a matter of common knowledge, it is estimated that ^710000 in petty thefts was disposed of ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1857)
"... housebreakings, and the from your head like those of a like, to an extent which never, in my lobster, and an expression of conn- remembrance at least, ..."

4. The Works of Thomas Carlyle by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1898)
"... they had rigorously to obey; explaining to them especially whatever, in case of conflagrations, housebreakings, thunder-storms, or transits of troops, ..."

5. The Fortnightly Review (1872)
"... of their tacit assumption that among works of genius and industry, as among murders and housebreakings, the chief business of a judge is to condemn. ..."

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