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pilfer

  

      vb   to steal (minor items), esp. in small quantities  
     (C14 pylfre (n) from Old French pelfre booty; see pelf)  
  pilferer      n  
  pilfering      n  
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pilfer

  
  
appropriate, blag     (slang)   cabbage     (Brit. slang)   embezzle, filch, knock off     (slang)   lift     (informal)   nick     (slang, chiefly Brit.)   pinch     (informal)   purloin, rifle, rob, snaffle     (Brit. informal)   snitch     (slang)   steal, swipe     (slang)   take, thieve, walk off with  

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