To take the property of another without observing the decent and customary reticences of theft. To effect a change of ownership with the candid concomitance of a brass band. To wrest the wealth of A from B and leave C lamenting a vanishing opportunity.
To take the goods of by force, or without right; to pillage; to spoil; to sack; to strip; to rob; as, to plunder travelers.
To take by pillage; to appropriate forcibly; as, the enemy plundered all the goods they found.
The act of plundering or pillaging; robbery. See Syn. of Pillage.