verb (used with object), pil·laged, pil·lag·ing.
verb (used without object), pil·laged, pil·lag·ing.
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Origin of pillage
OTHER WORDS FROM pillagepil·lag·er, nounun·pil·laged, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for pillage
The charge that did him in was minor compared with the money he pillaged, but it nonetheless sunk him.
In a decade of our time, we had pillaged Kygpton of every particle of Sthalreh.Raiders of the Universes|Donald Wandrei
It was captured from the enemy with Dahlgren, who had pillaged it from our opulent families in the country.A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital|John Beauchamp Jones
Had he not intended to deliver Bruges over to be pillaged by the Germans?The Story of Bruges|Ernest Gilliat-Smith
Elsewhere, at Roqueferrire, feudal title-deeds are burnt, and a chateau is pillaged.The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 2 (of 6)|Hippolyte A. Taine
This cemetery had been pillaged and the ancient things carried away as relics.A Journey Through France in War Time|Joseph G. Butler, Jr.