Definitions for "Arson"
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.
The willful and malicious burning, or attempt to burn property by, or for the Insured.
The burning or attempted burning of property with or without intent to defraud. Some instances of arson are the result of malicious mischief, while others involve attempts to claim insurance monies. Still others are committed in an effort to disguise other crimes, such as murder, burglary, and larceny.