purloin\per-LOIN\ , verb;
1. To take dishonestly; steal.
Annatoo concluded that Samoa was not wholly to be enslaved; and Samoa thought best to wink at Annatoo's foibles, and let her purloin when she pleased. -- Herman Melville, Mardi, and a Voyage Thither
To climb a wall, to break a branch, to purloin apples, is a mischievous trick in a child; for a man it is a misdemeanor; for a convict it is a crime. -- Victor Hugo, Les misérables: Volume 1
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It was something she was always good at, since she was nine she learned that if she couldn't buy it, she could purloin it. -- Khadija Craddock