It is a commercial colony of itself: the emporium of petty larceny: visited at early morning, and setting-in of dusk, by silent merchants, who traffic in dark back-parlours, and who go as strangely as they come.
There are no more uses of "larceny" in the book.
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Ellen Raskin -- The Westing Game
We call that burglary or robbery or grand larceny and they have to pay the price.