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arson - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'arson' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Arson [ n.]
- The malicious burning of a dwelling house or outhouse of another man, which by the common law is felony; the malicious and voluntary firing of a building or ship.

Meaning of 'arson' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . arson [ n]
Meaning (1):
- malicious burning to destroy property
Example in sentence:
  • the British term for arson is fire-raising