verb (used with object)
- filatov flap,
- filchner ice shelf,
- file band,
- file card
Origin of filch
Examples from the Web for filching
Could being accused of filching a fragile old lady out of her pennies spell the end for Nicolas Sarkozy?
Filching all their time, yet granting generous donations for rest and sleep?The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4|American Anti-Slavery Society
And as to filching, let me tell you that all your property at Crom is intact.The Mystery of the Sea|Bram Stoker
Then, addressing the child, she said, "What do folks mean when they talk of filching?"The Mysteries of Paris, Volume 4 of 6|Eugne Sue
Word Origin for filch
"steal," 1560s, slang, perhaps from c.1300 filchen "to snatch, take as booty," of unknown origin. Liberman says filch is probably from German filzen "comb through." Related: Filched; filching.