criminal law. The unlawful breaking into a house, in order to
commit a crime. In cases of burglary, the least entry with the whole or any
part of the body, hand, or foot, or with any instrument or weapon,
introduced for the purpose of committing a felony, is sufficient to
complete the offence. 3 Inst. 64.
Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition
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