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manstealing

[man-stee-ling]
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noun
  1. the act of kidnapping.

Origin of manstealing

First recorded in 1570–80; man1 + stealing
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Examples from the Web for manstealing

Historical Examples

  • To guard most effectually against this dreadful crime of manstealing, God enacted this severe law.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

    American Anti-Slavery Society


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