noun see despoil

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  • despoiler — de*spoil er, n. One who despoils. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • despoiler — index burglar Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • despoiler — despoil ► VERB literary ▪ steal valuable possessions from. DERIVATIVES despoiler noun despoliation noun. ORIGIN Latin despoliare rob, plunder …   English terms dictionary

  • despoiler — See despoil. * * * …   Universalium

  • despoiler — noun One who despoils; one who strips by force; a plunderer …   Wiktionary

  • despoiler — n. plunderer, pillager, robber …   English contemporary dictionary

  • despoiler — de·spoil·er …   English syllables

  • despoiler — noun someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war) (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑plunderer, ↑pillager, ↑looter, ↑spoiler, ↑raider, ↑freebooter • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

  • despoil — despoiler, n. despoilment, n. /di spoyl /, v.t. to strip of possessions, things of value, etc.; rob; plunder; pillage. [1175 1225; ME despoilen < OF despoillier < L despoliare to strip, rob, plunder, equiv. to de DE + spoliare to plunder; see… …   Universalium

  • Chaos Space Marines — In the table top wargame Warhammer 40,000, the Chaos Space Marines or Chaos Marines, are Space Marines who serve the Chaos Gods. They are also referred to as the Traitor Legions, primarily in background material written from the perspective of… …   Wikipedia

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