purloins

pur·loin || pər'lɔɪn /pɜː- v. steal, pilfer, filch

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • purloin — [[t]pɜː(r)lɔ͟ɪn[/t]] purloins, purloining, purloined VERB If someone purloins something, they steal it or borrow it without asking permission. [FORMAL] [V n] Each side purloins the other s private letters …   English dictionary

  • Plagiaries — Plagiary Pla gia*ry, n.; pl. {Plagiaries}. [L. plagiarius a kidnaper, a literary thief, fr. plagium kidnaping; cf. plaga a net, perh. akin to E. plait: cf. F. plagiaire.] 1. A manstealer; a kidnaper. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. One who purloins… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plagiarist — Pla gia*rist, n. One who plagiarizes, or purloins the words, writings, or ideas of another, and passes them off as his own; a literary thief; a plagiary. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plagiary — Pla gia*ry, n.; pl. {Plagiaries}. [L. plagiarius a kidnaper, a literary thief, fr. plagium kidnaping; cf. plaga a net, perh. akin to E. plait: cf. F. plagiaire.] 1. A manstealer; a kidnaper. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. One who purloins another s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Purloiner — Pur*loin er, n. One who purloins. Swift. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Final Cut (TV serial) — Infobox Film name = The Final Cut imdb id = 0111960 director = Mike Vardy writer = Andrew Davies (adaptation) Michael Dobbs (novel) starring = Ian Richardson Diane Fletcher producer = Ken Riddington distributor = BBC released = 5 November, 1995… …   Wikipedia

  • Murder on a Honeymoon — Directed by Lloyd Corrigan Produced by Kenneth Macgowan Written by Stuart Palmer (novel) Robert Benchley Seton I. Miller …   Wikipedia

  • Episode 1 (Ashes to Ashes) — Infobox Television episode | Title = Episode 1 Series = Ashes to Ashes Caption = DI Alex Drake wakes up in 1981 after being shot in 2008. Episode = 1 Guests= Adam James Airdate = February 7, 2008 Writer = Matthew Graham Director = Jonny Campbell… …   Wikipedia

  • Tarzan's Fight for Life — Infobox Film | name = Tarzan s Fight for Life |200px caption = Tarzan s Fight for Life movie poster director = H. Bruce Humberstone producer = Sol Lesser writer = Thomas Hal Phillips Edgar Rice Burroughs (characters) starring = Gordon Scott Eve… …   Wikipedia

  • On the Other Hand, Death — Written by Gillian Horvath Ron McGee Richard Stevenson Directed by Ron Oliver Starring Chad Allen Sebastian Spence Margot Kidder Daryl Shuttleworth …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.