Simple larceny

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Related to Simple larceny: Asportation, petty larceny
that which is not accompanied with any aggravating circumstances.
(Law) See under Larceny.

See also: Larceny, Simple

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The crimes ranged from simple larceny to burglary in several locations in the Governorate where well known restaurants and shops were targeted after dark using professional methods.
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So we view it as simple larceny for someone to take our designs and copy them.