Definitions for petty larceny

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pet′ty(n.)

(or pet′it ) lar′ceny

  1. larceny in which the value of the goods taken is below a certain legally specified amount.

    Category: Law

Origin of petty larceny:

1810–20

Princeton's WordNet

  1. petit larceny, petty larceny, petty(noun)

    larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale)

Wiktionary

  1. petty larceny(Noun)

    A misdemeanor larceny; an act of theft wherein the amount stolen is insufficient to constitute grand larceny.

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