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Verb: purloin  pur'loyn [N. Amer], pur'loyn or pu'loyn [Brit]
  1. Make off with belongings of others
    "Wicked men endeavour, by means of their tongues, to purloin their neighbours' property";
    - pilfer, cabbage, pinch [Brit], abstract, snarf [N. Amer], swipe, hook, sneak, filch [informal], nobble [Brit], lift, nick [Brit, informal], whip [Brit], snatch

Derived forms: purloining, purloined, purloins

Type of: rip, rip off, steal