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  • noun Plural form of stealing.

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Examples

  • They certainly stole and were honored by their fellows according to the magnitude of their stealings.

    Chapter V

  • These vast accumulations have made possible "wild-catting," fraudulent combinations, fake enterprises, Hooleyism; but such stealings, great though they be, have little or no effect in reducing the volume.

    THE QUESTION OF THE MAXIMUM

  • To help your league reflect reality you can count stolen bases minus caught stealings.

    Change can set your leagues free

  • Later in the game, Munson picked up two more assists, both on caught stealings.

    ROB NEYER’S BIG BOOK OF BASEBALL LEGENDS

  • He got three on the 4th; all three were caught stealings.

    ROB NEYER’S BIG BOOK OF BASEBALL LEGENDS

  • August 21, 1977: Munson got three assists, but only one came after a Guidry strikeout; the other two were caught stealings.

    ROB NEYER’S BIG BOOK OF BASEBALL LEGENDS

  • He got four on the 5th; three caught stealings and one pickoff at third base.

    ROB NEYER’S BIG BOOK OF BASEBALL LEGENDS

  • All these little stealings had some ostensible excuse.

    A Start in Life

  • As we can neither of us take up that bill for 400L at the moment, we must renew it, and pay him his commission and interest, with all the rest of his perquisites, and pickings, and stealings — from all which, I can assure you, Tozer does not keep his hands as he should do.

    Framley Parsonage

  • As a matter of fact, Flush was stolen three times; but the unities seem to require that the three stealings shall be compressed into one.

    Flush: a biography

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