Purloin

Definition of Purloin

Pur`loin´
v. t.1.To take or carry away for one's self; hence, to steal; to take by theft; to filch.
[imp. & p. p. Purloined ; p. pr. & vb. n. Purloining.]
Had from his wakeful custody purloined
The guarded gold.
- Milton.
when did the muse from Fletcher scenes purloin ?
- Dryden.
v. i.1.To practice theft; to steal.

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