Definition of Pilfered

1. Verb. (past of pilfer) ¹



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Definition of Pilfered

1. pilfer [v] - See also: pilfer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pilfered

pilers
piles
pileum
pileup
pileups
pileus
pilework
pileworks
pileworm
pilewort
pileworts
pilfer
pilferable
pilferage
pilferages
pilfered (current term)
pilferer
pilferers
pilferies
pilfering
pilferproof
pilfers
pilfery
pilgarlic
pilgarlick
pilgarlics
pilgrim
pilgrim's journey
pilgrimage
pilgrimaged

Literary usage of Pilfered

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1. Lombard Architecture by Arthur Kingsley Porter (1917)
"pilfered MATERIALS It has been remarked that S. Salvatore of Brescia is constructed very largely of pilfered columns and capitals. ..."

2. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"... made by fifty years' industry of that worthy gentleman, unless it has been pilfered or destroyed by the Saracen- like barbarity of the late occupiers of ..."

3. The Ancient Lowly: A History of the Ancient Working People from the Earliest by Cyrenus Osborne Ward (1900)
"... this Poor Man's Name got pilfered and Stiffened in the Schools— Love One Another a Principle—Numbers and Moral Status at Time of Advent—Determined ..."

4. Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts: ... Preserved in by Virginia, William Pitt Palmer, Sherwin McRae, Raleigh Edward Colston, Henry W. Flournoy (1881)
"... Some of which have no invoice, others, a number of Loads included in one, and others undoubtedly pilfered, as no Guard Comes on with them. ..."

5. Cawnpore by George Otto Trevelyan (1866)
"the clubs of herdsmen whose cattle they had pilfered in the rage of hunger: others to wander about ..."

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