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pil·lage / ˈpilij/ • v. [tr.] rob (a place) using violence, esp. in wartime. ∎  steal (something) using violence, esp. in wartime: artworks pillaged from churches and museums. • n. the action of pillaging a place or property, esp. in wartime. DERIVATIVES: pil·lag·er n.

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pillage

pillage spoliation, plunder. XIV. — (O)F., f. piller plunder (whence pill †plunder, pillage, dial. peel XIII, superseding †pile, OE. *pilian, pylian XII), in OF. only in espiller, f. OF. peille rag:- L. pilleum felt cap; see -AGE.
Hence vb. XVI.

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"pillage." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology. . Encyclopedia.com. 21 Aug. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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pillage

pillageabridge, bridge, fridge, frig, midge, ridge •quayage • verbiage • foliage • lineage •ferriage •stowage, towage •buoyage, voyage •sewage •Babbage, cabbage •garbage • cribbage •Burbage, herbage •adage • bandage • yardage • headage •appendage • windage • bondage •vagabondage • cordage • poundage •wordage • staffage • roughage •baggage • mortgage • luggage •package, trackage •tankage • wreckage • breakage •leakage •linkage, shrinkage, sinkage •blockage, dockage, lockage •boscage • corkage • soakage •truckage • tallage • assemblage •railage •grillage, pillage, spillage, stillage, tillage, village •pupillage (US pupilage) • sacrilege •ensilage • mucilage • cartilage •sortilege • tutelage • curtilage •privilege •mileage, silage •acknowledge, college, foreknowledge, knowledge •haulage, stallage •spoilage • Coolidge

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