Theft

Theft

(?), n. [OE. thefte, AS. ife, fe, efe. See Thief.] 1. (Law) The act of stealing; specifically, the felonious taking and removing of personal property, with an intent to deprive the rightful owner of the same; larceny.
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To constitute theft there must be a taking without the owner's consent, and it must be unlawful or felonious; every part of the property stolen must be removed, however slightly, from its former position; and it must be, at least momentarily, in the complete possession of the thief. See Larceny, and the Note under Robbery.
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2. The thing stolen. [R.]
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If the theft be certainly found in his hand alive, . . . he shall restore double.
Ex. xxii. 4.
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