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hot prowl burglar

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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