pur·loin /(ˌ)pɝˈlɔɪn, ˈpɚ/
Pur·loin v. t. [imp. & p. p. Purloined p. pr. & vb. n. Purloining.] To take or carry away for one's self; hence, to steal; to take by theft; to filch.
Had from his wakeful custody purloined
The guarded gold. --Milton.
when did the muse from Fletcher scenes purloin ? --Dryden.
Pur·loin, v. i. To practice theft; to steal.
v : make off with belongings of others [syn: pilfer, cabbage,
pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak,
filch, nobble, lift]