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pilfer
used in Moby Dick

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to steal things of little value — especially on a regular basis
  • Nor, though placed amongst a ruthless crew and every hour passed by ruthless hands, and through the livelong nights shrouded with thick darkness which might cover any pilfering approach, nevertheless every sunrise found the doubloon where the sunset left it last.
    Chapters 97-99 -- The Lamp; Stowing Down & Clearing Up; Doubloon (44% in)

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