V. WORDS RELATING TO THE VOLUNTARY POWERS; INTERSOCIAL VOLITION

IV. POSSESSIVE RELATIONS

2. Transfer of Property

Thief.

[Nouns] thief, robber, homo triumliterarum, pilferer, rifler, filcher, plagiarist.

spoiler, depredator, pillager, marauder; harpy, shark, land shark, falcon, mosstrooper, bushranger, Bedouin, brigand, freebooter, bandit, thug, dacoit; pirate, corsair, viking, Paul Jones, buccaneer, buccanier; piqueerer, pickeerer; rover, ranger, privateer, filibuster; rapparee, wrecker, picaroon; smuggler, poacher; abductor, badger, bunko man, cattle thief, chor, contrabandist, crook, hawk, hold-up [U.S.], jackleg [U.S.], kidnapper, kidnaper, rustler, sandbagger, sea king, skin, sneak thief, spieler, strong-arm man [U.S.].

highwayman, Dick Turpin, Claude Duval, Macheath, footpad, sturdy beggar.

cut purse, pick purse; pickpocket, light-fingered gentry; sharper; card sharper, skittle sharper; thimblerigger; rook, Greek, blackleg, leg, welsher; defaulter; Autolycus, Jeremy Diddler, Robert Macaire, artful dodger, trickster; swell mob, chevalier d'industrie; shoplifter.

swindler, peculator; forger, coiner; fence, receiver of stolen goods, duffer; smasher.

burglar, housebreaker; cracksman, magsman; Bill Sikes, Jack Sheppard, Jonathan Wild.

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