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A thief, especially a burglar or safecracker.
(Law) slang chiefly US a burglar or safe-breaker
[C20: perhaps from the surname of a burglar]
a safecracker or burglar.
References in periodicals archive
This year will mark the 40th anniversary of the break-in at Democratic National Committee headquarters by yeggs
with White House connections that provoked the Watergate scandal and led to Richard M.
Several years ago, a couple of yeggs
climbed scaffolding and tried to steal the gilded weathervane from his church.