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 for filch
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Filch \Filch\ (f[i^]lch), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Filched
     (f[i^]lcht); p. pr. & vb. n. Filching.] [Cf. AS. feolan to
     stick to, OHG. felhan, felahan, to hide, Icel. fela, Goth.
     filhan to hide, bury, Prov. E. feal to hide slyly, OE.
     To steal or take privily (commonly, that which is of little
     value); to pilfer.
     [1913 Webster]
           Fain would they filch that little food away. --Dryden.
     [1913 Webster]
           But he that filches from me my good name,
           Robs me of that which not enriches him,
           And makes me poor indeed.                --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: make off with belongings of others [syn: pilfer,
           cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf,
           swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  34 Moby Thesaurus words for "filch":
     abstract, and, annex, appropriate, bag, boost, borrow, cop, crib,
     defraud, embezzle, extort, hook, lift, make off with, nip, palm,
     pilfer, pinch, poach, purloin, run away with, rustle, scrounge,
     shoplift, snare, snatch, snitch, steal, swindle, swipe, take,
     thieve, walk off with

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