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COMMON THIEF Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

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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