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Simple larceny
Larceny 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. Embezzlement. 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. Smith. --Chitty. Simple equation (Alg.), an eqyation containing but one unknown quantity, and that quantity only in the first degree. 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; shallow; unwise. 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 education. 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

- Larceny is a crime involving the unlawful taking of the personal property of another person or business. It was an offence under the common law of England...
- and the Schedule to, the Larceny Act 1916. Section 4 - Punishment for simple larceny This section was repealed by section 48(1) of, and the Schedule to,...
- profits from a false academic degree is unlawful. In M****achusetts it is simple larceny to obtain by false pretenses the money or personal chattel of another...
- and on conviction thereof liable to be punished as in the case of simple larceny. This offence is created by section 13 of the Theft Act (Northern Ireland)...
- who were transported after being sentenced to death were guilty of simple larceny, an offence for which benefit of clergy was not available for women...
- – ISAAC SOLOMON, Theft > simple larceny, 8 July 1830. Proceedings of the Old BaileyISAAC SOLOMON, Theft > simple larceny, 8 July 1830. Proceedings...
- Powerful 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....
- Battery is a criminal offense involving the unlawful physical acting upon a threat, distinct from ****ault which is the act of creating apprehension of...
- Leo Dennis Kozlowski (born November 16, 1946) is a former CEO of Tyco International, convicted in 2005 of crimes related to his receipt of $81 million...
- 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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