arson definition

  • noun:
    • The crime of maliciously, voluntarily, and willfully setting fire on building, buildings, or other property of another or of burning up your very own property for an improper purpose, on collect insurance.
    • The crime of setting a fire with intent to cause harm.
    • a case of such a crime.
    • The malicious burning of a dwelling residence or outhouse of another guy, which by the common-law is felony; the malicious and voluntary shooting of a building or ship.
    • In law, the malicious burning of a dwelling-house or outhouse of some other.
    • A saddlebow; sometimes, a saddle.
    • malicious burning to destroy home

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