rafler

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Frankish *raffolōn, from Proto-Germanic *hrapōną, *hrēpōną (to scratch, touch, pluck out, snatch), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kreb(h)-, *(s)kerb(h)- (to turn, bend, shrink), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to turn, bend) - related to Middle Dutch raffel (dice game), German raffen (to snatch away, sweep off), Old English hreppan (to touch, treat, attack).

Verb[edit]

rafler

  1. (informal) to swipe, nick, run off with (steal)
  2. (informal, of a prize) to scoop

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