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burglar

  

      n   a person who commits burglary; housebreaker  
     (C15: from Anglo-French burgler, from Medieval Latin burglator, probably from burgare to thieve, from Latin burgus castle, fortress, of Germanic origin)  


cat burglar  
      n   a burglar who enters buildings by climbing through upper windows, skylights, etc.  
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burglar

  
  
cat burglar, filcher, housebreaker, picklock, pilferer, robber, sneak thief, thief  

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