Swindle

Definition of Swindle

Swin´dle
v. t.1.To cheat defraud grossly, or with deliberate artifice; as, to swindle a man out of his property.
[imp. & p. p. Swindled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Swindling .]
Lammote . . . has swindled one of them out of three hundred livres.
- Carlyle.
n.1.The act or process of swindling; a cheat.

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