Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of bilk.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Two years later, Max Black (1956) presented an argument against backward causation, which became known as the bilking argument, and later attempts to meet the argument seemed to generate all kinds of paradoxes.

    Backward Causation

  • Police have released CCTV images of the man who is suspected of a string of fuel thefts - known as 'bilking' - across Greater Manchester.

    Manchester Evening News - RSS Feed

  • When asked yesterday by Tim Russert about this e-mail, Cornyn accused Reed -- who, in addition to being a top Bush campaign official also happens to be seeking the GOP nomination as Lt. Governor of Georgia -- of lying and "bilking" his clients:

    Using Christian conservatives for fun and profit

  • The offences mentioned (generally known as "bilking") may be punished by imprisonment without the option of a fine, and the whole or any part of the fine imposed may be applied in compensation to the driver.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 "Bulgaria" to "Calgary"

  • "You didn't tell us he had a bump for bilking!" jeers a fiend -- "bilking," I believe, is 'Arryan for going away without paying.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 93, September 24, 1887

  • [FN#204] Still a popular form of "bilking" in the Wak√°lahs or

    Arabian nights. English

  • Low Europeans sometimes take advantage of the native prostitutes by detaching these valuables, a form of "bilking" peculiar to the Nile-Valley.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Furthermore, I got myself thinking, how does this "bilking" impact on our modern life?

    The Jakarta Post Breaking News

  • A Nigerian scammer is accused of posing as the central bank of Ethiopia and bilking Citibank out of $27,000,000:

    Boing Boing

  • If the private sector can't compete with a public plan, then it's obvious that the private sector is guilty of what most of us already know, that they've been bilking us out of billions for years, and their money wagon is in jeopardy of losing it's wheels to a more streamlined, honest competitor.

    Bennett: Sanford needs to stop 'embarrassing himself'

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