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Verb: purloin  pur'loyn [N. Amer], pur'loyn or pu'loyn [Brit]
  1. Take by theft
    - hook [informal], snitch [informal], thieve, cop [informal], knock off [informal], glom [N. Amer, informal], pilfer, cabbage [informal], pinch [Brit, informal], abstract, snarf [N. Amer, informal], swipe [informal], sneak [informal], filch [informal], nobble [Brit, informal], lift, whip [Brit, informal], snatch [informal], nick [Brit, informal], blag [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: purloins, purloined, purloining

Type of: rip [N. Amer, informal], rip off [informal], steal