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Big burglar generally bites (5)


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'big' is the definition.
(I know that big can be written as large)

'burglar generally bites' is the wordplay.
'LARGE' is hidden within the letters.
However, I'm not sure how the hidden word is indicated.

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(Other definitions for large that I've seen before include "Regal (anag)" , "At which criminals possibly are free" , "substantial" , "Sizeable" , "One has liberty to be at it" .)

I've seen this clue in the Sydney Morning Herald.
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