verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of purloin
OTHER WORDS FROM purloinpur·loin·er, nounun·pur·loined, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for purloin
Who was minding the store when 92,000 documents were purloined, Big Brother or Big Momma?
Who was minding the store when 92,000 classified military logs were purloined?
Doctrine Jews learn, use, burn for, joined(Through new craft's stealth) with health and wealth— At once all three purloined!The Book of Humorous Verse|Various
It had been purloined while its owner was stationed in one of the South American cities.The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi; Volume the first|Count Carlo Gozzi
This was not the first time, however, that Voltaire's verses had been purloined by an unscrupulous lover.Queens of the French Stage|H. Noel Williams
They said that he had usurped a sovereignty, falsified documents, purloined jewels of immense value.Barrington|Charles James Lever
He was servant to Mr. Bent the judge-advocate, from whom he purloined bills and money.