Plundered
Plunder Plun"der, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Plundered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Plundering}.] [G. pl["u]ndern to plunder, plunder frippery, baggage.] 1. To take the goods of by force, or without right; to pillage; to spoil; to sack; to strip; to rob; as, to plunder travelers. [1913 Webster]

Nebuchadnezzar plunders the temple of God. --South. [1913 Webster]

2. To take by pillage; to appropriate forcibly; as, the enemy plundered all the goods they found. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To pillage; despoil; sack; rifle; strip; rob. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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