Definitions

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

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of plunder.

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

  • adjective wrongfully emptied or stripped of anything of value

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • How can a mahogany desk, made of slow-growing hard wood plundered from the Amazon, be eco-friendly?

    Life After Desk: Don’t Toss that Tropical Hardwood

  • How can a mahogany desk, made of slow-growing hard wood plundered from the Amazon, be eco-friendly?

    Archive for » 2008 » July : Sustainablog

  • I suppose the idea that wealth can be created instead of plundered is completely alien to you.

    Sound Politics: Global Warming Update

  • I suppose the idea that wealth can be created instead of plundered is completely alien to you.

    Sound Politics: Global Warming Update

  • The flood has reached its climax and after the destruction, terror, murder, and sacrilege practiced by the aggressive, terrorist, and criminal Zionist entity, together with its tyrannical ally, the U.S., have come to a head against our brothers and our faithful struggling people in plundered Palestine.

    Tales of the Tyrant

  • The flood has reached its climax and after the destruction, terror, murder, and sacrilege practiced by the aggressive, terrorist, and criminal Zionist entity, together with its tyrannical ally, the U.S., have come to a head against our brothers and our faithful struggling people in plundered Palestine.

    Tales of the Tyrant

  • They provided the Indians with guns and ammunition, and in return often received goods plundered from the Americans; and they at least indirectly and in some cases directly encouraged the savages in their warfare against the settlers.

    The Winning of the West, Volume 3 The Founding of the Trans-Alleghany Commonwealths, 1784-1790

  • Not less reminiscent of many bygone ages are the ornamentation and decorative details; and in the rooms, statuary plundered from the Greek islands or brought by the

    Captain Mansana and Mother's Hands

  • Reply to this kimberley ondo it is sad that this man has died and left his country with a legacy of poverty and misery that could have been aleviated by the wealth that he plundered from the earth, assisted by the French, who at best, thier only redeeming quality, is thier ability to organise wholesale theft from Gabon and to find places for President bongo to stash his stolen riches and aid and abet him in the misery of the people of Gabon.

    Global Voices in English » Gabon: On President Omar Bongo’s death

  • Pour me a glass of rum and within the vapors rises a raucous and even romantic history of joy, tragedy and debauchery: tippling houses in Barbados in the early 1600's, where British settlers supped the earliest permutation of rum, which they referred to as "kill-devil"; jug wielding pirates careening through the streets of Port Royal in Jamaica, wildly spending their pieces of eight plundered from the Spanish and British empires; independence-minded American revolutionaries huddled in taverns drinking rum Flips and plotting their resistance against the heavy taxes imposed upon them by the British; Americans fleeing Prohibition downing Daiquiris and Swizzles in the jammed bars of Havana; opulent tiki palaces serving Mai Tais, flaming Scorpion bowls, Hurricanes and Fog Cutters to lei-festooned business-men and June Cleaveresque housewives.

    Slashfood

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.