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  • noun Plural form of thieving.

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Examples

  • That this capitulary meant what it said appears from the case of the duke of Istria, who, being accused by the missi of divers injustices and extortions, was forced by the King to restore his thievings, compensate every wronged man, publicly confess his crimes, and give security against their repetition.

    Charlemagne, King of the Franks, 28 Jan 814

  • Given the boot by mum, which nothing but some thievings.

    Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror: An Uneasy Truce In Ulam-bator - William Clunie and Allen B. Lloyd

  • Given the boot by mum, which nothing but some thievings.

    Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror: Return Of the Sword - Jason M. Waltz

  • That this capitulary meant what it said appears from the case of the duke of Istria, who, being accused by the missi of divers injustices and extortions, was forced by the King to restore his thievings, compensate every wronged man, publicly confess his crimes, and give security against their repetition.

    Archive 2008-01-20

  • That this capitulary meant what it said appears from the case of the duke of Istria, who, being accused by the missi of divers injustices and extortions, was forced by the King to restore his thievings, compensate every wronged man, publicly confess his crimes, and give security against their repetition.

    Charlemagne, King of the Franks, 28 Jan 814

  • He would return the miserable thievings of the night and explain.

    Sister Carrie

  • De Serres opts for placing it on the main floor of the house, so the master and mistress “can rebuke the sloth, noise, blasphemy, and thievings of both male and female servants.”

    Savoring The Past

  • De Serres opts for placing it on the main floor of the house, so the master and mistress “can rebuke the sloth, noise, blasphemy, and thievings of both male and female servants.”

    Savoring The Past

  • Even when he has disposed of his ill-gotten goods as fast as they were acquired, his thievings will still be held to coalesce unless there has been a considerable interval of time betwen them.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • The maiden now was dead by her own hand; Courtot that night, full-handed with his thievings, had fled; and always and always, until the end came, Kish

    The Desert Valley

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