Bur"glar (?), n. [OE. burg town, F. bourg, fr. LL. burgus (of German origin) + OF. lere thief, fr. L. latro. See Borough, and Larceny.] Law
One guilty of the crime of burglary.
Burglar alarm, a device for giving alarm if a door or window is opened from without.
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