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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bilk /ˈbɪlk/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bilk v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bilked p. pr. & vb. n. Bilking.]  To frustrate or disappoint; to deceive or defraud, by nonfulfillment of engagement; to leave in the lurch; to give the slip to; as, to bilk a creditor.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bilk, n.
 1. A thwarting an adversary in cribbage by spoiling his score; a balk.
 2. A cheat; a trick; a hoax.
 3. Nonsense; vain words.
 4. A person who tricks a creditor; an untrustworthy, tricky person.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: cheat somebody out of what is due, especially money
      2: hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What
         ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing
         September surge"; "foil your opponent" [syn: thwart, queer,
          spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle]
      3: evade payment to; "He bilked his creditors"
      4: escape, either physically or mentally; "The thief eluded the
         police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The
         event evades explanation" [syn: elude, evade]