from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who pillages or plunders by open violence; a plunderer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who pillages.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person who pillages

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)


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  • Mrs. Douaoui says one French journalist who she prefers not to mention by name wrote at the top of his of his obituary "the pillager of Africa is dead."

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  • "He's got the right," said Picasso, a shameless pillager of African imagery, "he's a Negro."

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  • “No, by Saint Mary,” said another; “he is a follower of the arch-fiend and ennobled clown Halbert Glendinning, who takes the style of Avenel — once a church-vassal, now a pillager of the church.”

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  • "You are a rapist and a pillager and a thief of the working man's rights," it read, "and may you rot in hell."

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  • His partner Urman was a Tatar built round and hard, with the broad smile of a successful pillager.

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  • As the pillager wipes his filthy parts after the rape he kills his victims as well as my sons.

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  • As I turn the other cheek the pillager has raped my daughters and my wife.

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  • Shall I welcome this man with open arms and allow myself to become an abettor - an enabler - of the robber, rapist and pillager?

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  • I was very well assured that at Deal no less than ten guineas was required, and paid by the supercargo of an Indiaman, for carrying him on board two miles from the shore when she was just ready to sail; so that his necessity, as his pillager well understood, was absolute.

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