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Definition of Compound larceny
Compound larcenyLarceny Lar"ce*ny, n.; pl. Larcenies. [F. larcin, OE.
larrecin, L. latrocinium, fr. latro robber, mercenary, hired
servant; cf. Gr. (?) hired servant. Cf. Latrociny.] (Law)
The unlawful taking and carrying away of things personal with
intent to deprive the right owner of the same; theft. Cf.
Grand larceny & Petit larceny are distinctions having
reference to the nature or value of the property stolen.
They are abolished in England.
Mixed, or Compound, larceny, that which, under statute,
includes in it the aggravation of a taking from a building
or the person.
Simple larceny, that which is not accompanied with any
aggravating circumstances. Compound larcenyCompound Com"pound, a. [OE. compouned, p. p. of compounen. See
Compound, v. t.]
Composed of two or more elements, ingredients, parts;
produced by the union of several ingredients, parts, or
things; composite; as, a compound word.
Compound substances are made up of two or more simple
substances. --I. Watts.
Compound addition, subtraction, multiplication,
division (Arith.), the addition, subtraction, etc., of
Compound crystal (Crystallog.), a twin crystal, or one
seeming to be made up of two or more crystals combined
according to regular laws of composition.
Compound engine (Mech.), a form of steam engine in which
the steam that has been used in a high-pressure cylinder
is made to do further service in a larger low-pressure
cylinder, sometimes in several larger cylinders,
Compound ether. (Chem.) See under Ether.
Compound flower (Bot.), a flower head resembling a single
flower, but really composed of several florets inclosed in
a common calyxlike involucre, as the sunflower or
Compound fraction. (Math.) See Fraction.
Compound fracture. See Fracture.
Compound householder, a householder who compounds or
arranges with his landlord that his rates shall be
included in his rents. [Eng.]
Compound interest. See Interest.
Compound larceny. (Law) See Larceny.
Compound leaf (Bot.), a leaf having two or more separate
blades or leaflets on a common leafstalk.
Compound microscope. See Microscope.
Compound motion. See Motion.
Compound number (Math.), one constructed according to a
varying scale of denomination; as, 3 cwt., 1 qr., 5 lb.;
-- called also denominate number.
Compound pier (Arch.), a clustered column.
Compound quantity (Alg.), a quantity composed of two or
more simple quantities or terms, connected by the sign +
(plus) or - (minus). Thus, a + b - c, and bb - b, are
Compound radical. (Chem.) See Radical.
Compound ratio (Math.), the product of two or more ratios;
thus ab:cd is a ratio compounded of the simple ratios a:c
Compound rest (Mech.), the tool carriage of an engine
Compound screw (Mech.), a screw having on the same axis two
or more screws with different pitch (a differential
screw), or running in different directions (a right and
Compound time (Mus.), that in which two or more simple
measures are combined in one; as, 6-8 time is the joining
of two measures of 3-8 time.
Compound word, a word composed of two or more words;
specifically, two or more words joined together by a
Meaning of Compound larceny from wikipedia
is a crime involving
the unlawful taking
of the personal property
of another person
or business. It was an offence under
- crime would
not be embezzlement
. For a case that exemplifies
of distinguishing larceny
- at the base of the flower
and then consume
the nectar. The term "floral larceny
" has been proposed
the entire suite
of foraging behaviors
or informal shorthand
term for some crimes against
property, such as larceny
, robbery, embezzlement, extortion, blackmail, or receiving stolen
- the person
of that property, by means
or fear; that is, it is a larceny
or theft accomplished
by an ****ault. Precise definitions
of the offence...
lost or unattended. In some jurisdictions
by finding" or "stealing by finding". In the United
States, if the owner...
- certain types
of illegal drugs
use. Grand larceny
theft, i.e., larceny
or theft above
a certain statutorily established value
- and criminal penalties
for fraud, larceny
, and contempt
of court. In the early
card fraud. In 1998, he...
- of the property. In such case the crime would
by trick rather
to situations where
- largest collection
of Nike sneakers, which
is for sale. 211 27 "Lunch Larceny
" February 18, 2013 (2013-02-18) Items appraised include
a 1922 letter
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