drawlatch definition

  • noun:
    • A housebreaker or thief
    • A housebreaker or thief.
    • A thief who practised significantly in the way of a sneak-thief, seeing to see in the event that individuals of a home were absent, after which starting the doorway (attracting the latch) and using just what he might get. Ribton Turner, Vagrants and Vagrancy.

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