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loot / loōt/ • n. goods, esp. private property, taken from an enemy in war. ∎  stolen money or valuables: two men wearing stocking masks, each swinging a bag of loot. ∎ inf. money; wealth: the thief made off with $5 million in loot. • v. [tr.] steal goods from (a place), typically during a war or riot: police confronted the rioters who were looting shops. ∎  steal (goods) in such circumstances: tons of food aid awaiting distribution had been looted. DERIVATIVES: loot·er n.

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loot

loot war booty. XIX. — Hindi lūṭ.
Hence vb. XIX.

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loot

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