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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bur·gla·ry n.; pl. Burglaries   Law Breaking and entering the dwelling house of another, in the nighttime, with intent to commit a felony therein, whether the felonious purpose be accomplished or not.
 Note:By statute law in some of the United States, burglary includes the breaking with felonious intent into a house by day as well as by night, and into other buildings than dwelling houses. Various degrees of the crime are established.