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  • noun Plural form of cutpurse.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "Sons of clipped-coined cutpurses, every one," Ferek declared, "'cept those who like their sows better than their women."

    Colors of Chaos

  • He did not spare her his opinion of her conduct—venturing alone into a crowded square, with God only knew how many thieves and cutpurses, men and women of unsavory occupation; what the devil had she been thinking?

    The Mistaken Wife

  • Its the kind of chicanery a guild of cutpurses would be proud of, Darren.

    Libertines; and Firebreathing Kestrels

  • If, in 1950, there were 150,000,000 people in the U.S. plus or minus a few, and say, 1% of them were bad guys, then that works out to a million and a half cutpurses, footpads, and ne'er-do-wells.

    Numbers

  •   He had engaged the services of locksmiths, cutpurses and body-snatchers.

    FOR SCIENCE!

  • He did not spare her his opinion of her conduct—venturing alone into a crowded square, with God only knew how many thieves and cutpurses, men and women of unsavory occupation; what the devil had she been thinking?

    The Mistaken Wife

  • If, in 1950, there were 150,000,000 people in the U.S. plus or minus a few, and say, 1% of them were bad guys, then that works out to a million and a half cutpurses, footpads, and ne'er-do-wells.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • He did not spare her his opinion of her conduct—venturing alone into a crowded square, with God only knew how many thieves and cutpurses, men and women of unsavory occupation; what the devil had she been thinking?

    The Mistaken Wife

  • Just a lightning-fast story of cutpurses, false priests, spies, rebels, and complicated financial scams set in one of the most fully, grittily realized "other places" I've read in a while.

    Slings and Arrows and fantasy heists

  • Just a lightning-fast story of cutpurses, false priests, spies, rebels, and complicated financial scams set in one of the most fully, grittily realized "other places" I've read in a while.

    Archive 2007-09-02

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