purloining

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

purloining

  1. present participle of purloin

Noun[edit]

purloining ‎(plural purloinings)

  1. theft
    • Francis Bacon
      [] I must require you to use diligence in presenting especially those purloinings and imbezlements, which are of plate, vessel, or whatsoever within the King's house.