It is difficult to devise effectual means of dealing with these plunderers.
As soon as the plunderers saw them, they left their booty and took to flight.
The public authorities seem to have been often at a loss how to deal with the plunderers.
For instance: An equitable division can be made between all the plunderers.
He opposed his personal and bodily strength to the entrance of the plunderers, but in vain.
There were various laws as to which these governments were allotted to the plunderers.
The Normans, originally pirates and plunderers, intermingled with the gentler inhabitants of France.
The plunderers were now known as 'the army,' moving about where they would.
The plunderers of the poor plundered in their turn by worse devourers than themselves.
Mingled with the plunderers from the front were many wounded men.
1630s, from German plündern, from Middle High German plunderen "to plunder," originally "to take away household furniture," from plunder (n.) "household goods, clothes," also "lumber, baggage" (14c.; cf. Modern German Plunder "lumber, trash"), which is related to Middle Dutch plunder "household goods;" Frisian and Dutch plunje "clothes." A word acquired by English via the Thirty Years War and applied in native use after the outbreak of the English Civil War in 1642. Related: Plundered; plundering. Plunderbund was a U.S. colloquial word from 1914 referring to "a corrupt alliance of corporate and financial interests," with German Bund "alliance, league."
"goods taken by force; act of plundering," 1640s, from plunder (v.).