Definitions:A person guilty of theft; one who secretly and feloniously takes the goods of another; an excrescence or waster in the snuff of a candle.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (s. & pl.) (singular, plural)
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (noun) (n.) (noun)
Usage examples:The conspirators are those thieves who have been to St. Paul's.
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