adjective see pilfer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pilfer — verb (pilfered; pilfering) Etymology: Middle French pelfrer, from pelfre booty Date: circa 1548 intransitive verb steal; especially to steal stealthily in small amounts and often again and again transitive verb steal; especially to steal in small …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Package pilferage — Pilferage is the theft of part of the contents of a package. It may also include theft of the contents but leaving the package, perhaps resealed with bogus contents. Small packages can be pilfered from a larger package such as a shipping… …   Wikipedia

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