Pilfer : Definition

Pilfer

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Pronunciation : Pil"fer
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [OF. pelfrer. See Pelf.]
Definition : Defn: To steal in small quantities, or articles of small value; to practice petty theft.

i. [imp. & p. p. Pilfered; p. pr. & vb. n. Pilfering.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Pil"fer
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To take by petty theft; to filch; to steal little by little. And not a year but pilfers as he goes Some youthful grace that age would gladly keep. Cowper.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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