filch :

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  • v  make off with belongings of others

  • He frequently managed to slip off by himself, filch code books, signal books, photographs, blueprints, plans, maps, models.
  • In a righteously separate chapter on these bad actors, he reads an indictment against the yellow jackets that terrorize the summer terrace, filch from jam jars and deliver .
  • It teaches Jim that he may -- must -- filch food from the dying and take shoes from the dead.
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  • Meet the film noir bandit
    A wannabe thief tried to filch a stack of cash from a Staten Island ATM with a stolen credit card - but all he got was this grainy, cinematic snapshot from a surveillance camera.
    June 16, 2013 - New York Daily News

  • David Yates in
    I've also got a lovely moment between Umbridge and Filch after the fireworks,Yates said, "where her hair is on fire and Filch tries to extinguish it. It's very 'Planes, Trains and Automobiles.' "

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