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Definition of Simple larceny
Simple 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. Simple larceny 12. (Min.) Homogenous.
13. (Zo["o]l.) Consisting of a single individual or zooid;
as, a simple ascidian; -- opposed to compound.
Simple contract (Law), any contract, whether verbal or
written, which is not of record or under seal. --J. W.
Simple equation (Alg.), an eqyation containing but one
unknown quantity, and that quantity only in the first
Simple eye (Zo["o]l.), an eye having a single lens; --
opposed to compound eye.
Simple interest. See under Interest.
Simple larceny. (Law) See under Larceny.
Simple obligation (Rom. Law), an obligation which does not
depend for its execution upon any event provided for by
the parties, or is not to become void on the happening of
any such event. --Burrill.
Syn: Single; uncompounded; unmingled; unmixed; mere;
uncombined; elementary; plain; artless; sincere;
harmless; undesigning; frank; open; unaffected;
inartificial; unadorned; credulous; silly; foolish;
Usage: Simple, Silly. One who is simple is sincere,
unaffected, and inexperienced in duplicity, -- hence
liable to be duped. A silly person is one who is
ignorant or weak and also self-confident; hence, one
who shows in speech and act a lack of good sense.
Simplicity is incompatible with duplicity, artfulness,
or vanity, while silliness is consistent with all
three. Simplicity denotes lack of knowledge or of
guile; silliness denotes want of judgment or right
purpose, a defect of character as well as of
I am a simple woman, much too weak To oppose
your cunning. --Shak.
He is the companion of the silliest people in
their most silly pleasure; he is ready for every
impertinent entertainment and diversion. --Law.
Meaning of Simple larceny from wikipedia
is a crime involving
the unlawful taking
of the personal property
of another person
or business. It was an offence under
”, and Article
2 of the Law for Prevention
of Robbery, Theft, etc., which addresses
”. The Court...
- – ISAAC
> simple larceny
, 8 July 1830. Proceedings
of the Old Bailey
> simple larceny
, 8 July 1830. Proceedings...
- and on conviction thereof liable
to be punished
as in the case of simple larceny
. This offence
13 of the Theft
Act (Northern Ireland)...
from a false academic degree
is unlawful. In M****achusetts it is simple larceny
by false pretenses
or personal chattel
- the Larceny
Act 1916. Section
4 - Punishment
for simple larceny
48(1) of, and the Schedule
to, the Larceny
- who were transported after being sentenced
of simple larceny
, an offence
for which benefit
was not available
in a New York state court
of attempted grand larceny
in the second
degree, and theft
of services, and was sentenced
People. Pier 9. p. 23. ISBN 1-74045-809-5. "Thomas Wilson: Theft: simple larceny
, 27th June 1887". Old Bailey Proceedings
Online. 7.2. 27 June 1887....
- (Authorized Edition), Volume
8. Wyman. 1832. p. 890. "HENRY BERTHOLD, Theft
> simple larceny
, 28th November
1833". The Proceedings
of the Old Bailey, 1674-1913....
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