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- adj. Of the nature of theft; thievish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of the nature of theft; thievish.
He felt nearly sleepy: that luxurious sleepiness when slumber is certain, and one lies awake pondering trifles, till theftuous sleep drift one away.
Are these theftuous birds and beasts to be explained as Fire-gods?
By means of its twining and theftuous roots it imbibes automatically its nourishment ready-prepared from the body of the crab.