Marauded
maraud ma*raud", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Marauded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Marauding}.] [F. marauder, fr. maraud vagabond, OF. marault; of uncertain origin, perh. for malault, fr. (assumed) LL. malaldus; fr. L. malus bad, ill + a suffix of German origin (cf. {Herald}). Cf. {Malice}.] To rove in quest of plunder; to make an excursion for booty; to plunder. ``Marauding hosts.'' --Milman. [1913 Webster]

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