hot prowl burglar
 n.— «A Berkeley man who lives near the corner of Ward and Fulton streets woke up Thursday morning to discover that he had been victimized by a hot prowl burglar—cop speak for one who burglarizes homes while the resident are sleeping.» —“Police Blotter” by Richard Brenneman Berkeley Daily Planet (California) Oct. 4, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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