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purloin in Crime topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpurloinpur‧loin /pɜːˈlɔɪn, ˈpɜːlɔɪn $ -ɜːr-/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 formalSCC to obtain something without permission – often used humorously 🔊 He must have purloined a key from somewhere.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
purloinThieves purloined about $4 million in jewels from the mansion.