Definition of Purloining

1. Verb. (present participle of purloin) ¹



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Definition of Purloining

1. purloin [v] - See also: purloin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purloining

purlicued
purlicues
purlieu
purlieus
purlieux
purlin
purline
purlines
purling
purlings
purlins
purloin
purloined
purloiner
purloiners
purloining (current term)
purloinment
purloinments
purloins
purloo
purls
purly
puro
purocoll
puromycin
puromycine
puromycins
puros
purp
purparties

Literary usage of Purloining

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1. A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin: Presenting the Original Facts and Documents Upon by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1853)
"... because its legitimate tendency ! is to make his slaves honest, trusty and faithful : not serving " with eye service, as men pleaser»," "not purloining, ..."

2. A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin: Presenting the Original Facts and Documents Upon by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1853)
"... "not purloining, hut showing all got»! fidelity." " And i» this," he would ask, " really the tendency of the gospel V 1 would answer, Ye». ..."

3. The Daring Adventures of Kit Carson and Fremont, Among Buffaloes, Grizzlies by John Charles Frémont (1888)
"It was therefore necessary to recover the horses, but it was desirable to punish the thieves to prevent further purloining. Kit was chosen as the fitting ..."

4. The Old and New Testament Connected in the History of the Jews and by Humphrey Prideaux (1845)
"For the Lacedemonians bearing an implacable spite to him for what he had done in the restoration of Athens, accused him of purloining the king's money for ..."

5. The Protection of Woodlands Against Dangers Arising from Organic and by G. Kauschinger (1893)
"They may be offences of commission or of omission ; they may be actual thefts, or purloining of forest produce, and as such punishable under the penal laws; ..."

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