#791. Stealing.-- N. stealing &c. v.; theft, thievery, latrociny|, direption[obs]; abstraction, appropriation; plagiary, plagiarism; autoplagiarism[obs]; latrocinium[obs].
spoliation, plunder, pillage; sack, sackage[obs]; rapine, brigandage, foray, razzia[obs], rape, depredation, raid; blackmail.
piracy, privateering, buccaneering; license to plunder, letters of marque, letters of mark and reprisal.
filibustering, filibusterism[obs]; burglary; housebreaking; badger game*.
robbery, highway robbery, hold-up* [U.S.], mugging.
peculation, embezzlement; fraud &c. 545; larceny, petty larceny, grand larceny, shoplifting.
thievishness, rapacity, kleptomania, Alsatia[obs], den of Cacus, den of thieves.
blackmail, extortion, shakedown, Black Hand [U.S.].
[person who commits theft] thief &c. 792.
V. steal, thieve, rob, mug, purloin, pilfer, filch, prig, bag, nim|, crib, cabbage, palm; abstract; appropriate, plagiarize.
convey away, carry off, abduct, kidnap, crimp; make off with, walk off with, run off with; run away with; spirit away, seize &c. (lay violent hands on) 789.
plunder, pillage, rifle, sack, loot, ransack, spoil, spoliate[obs], despoil, strip, sweep, gut, forage, levy blackmail, pirate, pickeer|, maraud, lift cattle, poach; smuggle, run; badger*; bail up, hold up, stick up; bunco, bunko, filibuster.
swindle, peculate, embezzle; sponge, mulct, rook, bilk, pluck, pigeon, fleece; defraud &c.545; obtain under false pretenses; live by one's wits.
rob Peter to pay Paul, borrow of Peter to pay Paul; set a thief to catch a thief.
disregard the distinction between meum and tuum[Lat].
[receive stolen goods] fence, launder, launder money.
Adj. thieving &c. v.; thievish, light-fingered; furacious[obs], furtive; piratical; predaceous, predal[obs], predatory, predatorial[obs]; raptorial &c. (rapacious) 789.
stolen &c. v.
Phr. sic vos non vobis[Lat].