thievery

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From thieve +‎ -ery

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

thievery (plural thieveries)

  1. The act of theft, the act of stealing.
    This instance of thievery will not be over looked.
  2. (obsolete) That which is stolen.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)