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plunder
used in The War of the Worlds

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

or:

the goods stolen
  • In some places plunderers had been at work, but rarely at other than the provision and wine shops.
    2.8 — Book 2 Chapter 8 — Dead London (9% in)
  • By midday they passed through Tillingham, which, strangely enough, seemed to be quite silent and deserted, save for a few furtive plunderers hunting for food.
    1.17 — Book 1 Chapter 17 — The "Thunder Child" (36% in)

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