desrober

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Middle French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French desrober, from des- +‎ rober.

Verb[edit]

desrober

  1. to loot; to plunder
  2. to steal
    • 1595, Michel de Montaigne, Essais, book II, chapter 8:
      il ne se pouvoit garder pourtant s’il passoit pres d’une boutique, où il y eust chose, dequoy il eust besoin, de la desrobber
      He couldn't stop himself however, if he passed a shop that had something he needed, to steal it

Conjugation[edit]

  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

Descendants[edit]