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Meaning of HOUSEBREAKING

Pronunciation:  'haûs`breykeeng

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  trespassing for an unlawful purpose; illegal entrance into premises with criminal intent
 

HOUSEBREAKING is a 13 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: break-in, breaking and entering
 
 See Also: burglary

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\House"break`ing\, n.
The act of breaking open and entering, with a felonious
purpose, the dwelling house of another, whether done by day
or night. See {Burglary}, and {To break a house}, under
{Break}.

 

 

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