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cat burglar

noun
1.
a burglar who breaks into buildings by climbing through upstairs windows, across roofs, etc., especially with great stealth and agility.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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British Dictionary definitions for cat-burglar

cat burglar

noun
1.
a burglar who enters buildings by climbing through upper windows, skylights, etc
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