Definition of Swindling

1. Verb. (present participle of swindle) ¹



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Definition of Swindling

1. swindle [v] - See also: swindle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swindling

swimsuited
swimsuits
swimwear
swimwears
swindge
swindged
swindges
swindging
swindle
swindled
swindler
swindleries
swindlers
swindlery
swindles
swindling (current term)
swine
swine-flesh
swine fever
swine flesh
swine flu
swine influenza
swinebread
swinecote
swinecotes
swineflesh
swinefordite
swineherd
swineherder
swineherders

Literary usage of Swindling

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"An accusation charging the accused with cheating and swindling the payee of a check, in that he gave ... JL Williams was convicted of cheating and swindling ..."

2. A Treatise on the Criminal Law as Now Administered in the United States by Emlin McClain (1897)
"swindling by gambling devices, etc.— Analogous to cheating by false tokens are the crimes, recognized at common law and by statute, of cheating or swindling ..."

3. Financing an Enterprise by Hugh Ronald Conyngton (1921)
"Scotching " the swindling Stock Salesman It is not the province of the law to repress the speculative instinct—to it the world largely owes its progress—and ..."

4. The Future of War in Its Technical, Economic, and Political Relations by Jan Bloch (1899)
"Numbers Condemned for swindling per Million of the Corresponding Population. PRUSSIA AND GERMANY. DIFFERENT FORMS OF swindling. ..."

5. Yale Studies in English edited by Albert Stanburrough Cook, Yale university New Haven (1903)
"Alchemy was an especially favorable field for swindling for several reasons: I. The mystery ... Another condition conducive to facility in swindling was the ..."

6. Annals, Comprising Memoirs, Incidents and Statistics of Harrisburg: From the by George Hallenbrooke Morgan (1858)
"I CURIOUS CASE OF swindling. ... will explain the character of his swindling operations : "At Nisi Prius, at Harrisburg—October Assizes, 1798. ..."

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