Definitions

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  • n. One who steals purses, or money from purses.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who steals purses, or money from purses.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who steals the purse or from the purse of another.
  • n. Same as pickpocket, 2.

Etymologies

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pick +‎ purse

Examples

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  • Sounds more interesting than pickpocket.

    June 8, 2016