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What is COMMON THIEF

One who by practice and habit is a thief; of. in some states, one who has been convicted of three distinct larcenies at the same term of court. World v. State, 50 Md. 54; Com. v. Hope, 22 Pick. (Mass.) 1 ; Stevens v. Com.. 4 Mete. (Mass.) 304.

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