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plunder
used in Gulliver's Travels

3 uses
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Definition
to steal — often after conquering the location with the goods

or:

the goods stolen
  • Their design was to turn pirates and, plunder the Spaniards, which they could not do till they got more men.
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (2% in)
  • ...muskets, carabines, pistols, bullets, powder, swords, bayonets, battles, sieges, retreats, attacks, undermines, countermines, bombardments, sea fights, ships sunk with a thousand men, twenty thousand killed on each side, dying groans, limbs flying in the air, smoke, noise, confusion, trampling to death under horses' feet, flight, pursuit, victory; fields strewed with carcases, left for food to dogs and wolves and birds of prey; plundering, stripping, ravishing, burning, and destroying.
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (34% in)
  • For instance, a crew of pirates are driven by a storm they know not whither; at length a boy discovers land from the topmast; they go on shore to rob and plunder, they see a harmless people, are entertained with kindness; they give the country a new name; they take formal possession of it for their king; they set up a rotten plank, or a stone, for a memorial; they murder two or three dozen of the natives, bring away a couple more, by force, for a sample; return home, and get their...
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (96% in)

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