pillager

pillage VERB rob or steal with violence, especially in wartime.
NOUN the action of pillaging.
DERIVATIVES pillager noun.
ORIGIN Old French, from piller 'to plunder' .

English terms dictionary. 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Pillager — Pillager, MN U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 420 Housing Units (2000): 181 Land area (2000): 0.640891 sq. miles (1.659899 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.029105 sq. miles (0.075381 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.669996 sq. miles (1.735280 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Pillager, MN — U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 420 Housing Units (2000): 181 Land area (2000): 0.640891 sq. miles (1.659899 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.029105 sq. miles (0.075381 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.669996 sq. miles (1.735280 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Pillager — Pil la*ger, n. One who pillages. Pope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pillager — index burglar, criminal, thief, vandal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • pillager — noun see pillage II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pillager — See pillage. * * * …   Universalium

  • pillager — noun A person who pillages …   Wiktionary

  • pillager — pɪlɪdÊ’É™(r) n. thief, robber, one who steals; looter, plunderer, one who takes spoils …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pillager — pil·lag·er …   English syllables

  • pillager — See: pillage …   English dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.