from The Century Dictionary.
- By theft; thievishly.
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- adverb By
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Earl (as he was then) gave them warning for it that any vassal of his found guilty of such practice again should hang at the town-head as readily as he would hang a Cowal man for theftuously awaytaking a board of kipper salmon.