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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Larceny.
 
Petty theft, means really the peculations and thefts of a mercenary. (Greek latron, hire [latris, a hire-ling]; Latin latro, a mercenary, whence latrocinium; French, larcin.)   1
 


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