Filchingly Filch"ing*ly, adv. By pilfering or petty stealing. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • filchingly — filchˈingly adverb (rare) • • • Main Entry: ↑filch …   Useful english dictionary

  • filch — filcher, n. filchingly, adv. /filch/, v.t. to steal (esp. something of small value); pilfer: to filch ashtrays from fancy restaurants. [1250 1300; ME filchen to attack (in a body), take as booty, OE fylcian to marshal (troops), draw (soldiers) up …   Universalium

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