Etymology
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burglary (n.)

"crime of housebreaking," c. 1200, from Anglo-Latin burglaria (see burglar). The Old English word was husbreche.

updated on August 31, 2017

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Definitions of burglary from WordNet

burglary (n.)
entering a building unlawfully with intent to commit a felony or to steal valuable property;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.