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maraud

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)
 : 
ma=raud

CIDE DICTIONARY

maraudv. i. [F. marauder, fr. maraud vagabond, OF. marault; of uncertain origin, perh. for malault, fr. (assumed) LL. malaldus; fr. L. malus bad, ill + a suffix of German origin (cf. Herald). Cf. Malice.].
     To rove in quest of plunder; to make an excursion for booty; to plunder.  Milman.  [1913 Webster]
maraudn. 
     An excursion for plundering.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

maraud, v.
1 intr. a make a plundering raid. b pilfer systematically; plunder.
2 tr. plunder (a place).

Derivative
marauder n.
Etymology
F marauder f. maraud rogue

THESAURUS

maraud

depredate, despoil, fleece, forage, foray, freeboot, gut, harass, harry, loot, pillage, plunder, prey on, raid, ransack, ravage, raven, ravish, reive, rifle, sack, spoil, spoliate, sweep

ROGET THESAURUS

maraud

Stealing

VB steal, thieve, rob, mug, purloin, pilfer, filch, prig, bag, nim, crib, cabbage, palm, abstract, appropriate, plagiarize, convey away, carry off, abduct, kidnap, crimp, make off with, walk off with, run off with, run away with, spirit away, seize, plunder, pillage, rifle, sack, loot, ransack, spoil, spoliate, despoil, strip, sweep, gut, forage, levy blackmail, pirate, pickeer, maraud, lift cattle, poach, smuggle, run, badger, bail up, hold up, stick up, bunco, bunko, filibuster, swindle, peculate, embezzle, sponge, mulct, rook, bilk, pluck, pigeon, fleece, defraud, obtain under false pretenses, live by one's wits, rob Peter to pay Paul, borrow of Peter to pay Paul, set a thief to catch a thief, disregard the distinction between meum and tuum, fence, launder, launder money.


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