Pilfery
Pilfery \Pil"fer*y\, n. Petty theft. [R.] --Sir T. North. [1913 Webster]

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  • pilfery — noun petty theft See Also: pilfer …   Wiktionary

  • pilfery — pil·fery …   English syllables

  • pilfery — rē noun ( es) Etymology: probably alteration of earlier pelfery booty, from (assumed) Old North French pelferie, from the source of Middle French pelfre booty : petty theft …   Useful english dictionary

  • 小偷小摸 — I xiǎotōu xiǎomō [pilfer; petty pilfering] 偷摸不很值钱的东西 II xiǎotōu xiǎomō [pilfery] 偷盗行为 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

  • pilfering — n. Stealing, thieving, thievery, larceny, petty theft, petty larceny, pilfery …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • pylfer — pylfer, pylfry obs. ff. pilfer, pilfery …   Useful english dictionary

  • pylfry — pylfer, pylfry obs. ff. pilfer, pilfery …   Useful english dictionary

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