"lift" Definition

  1. to steal, pick pockets; “there’s a clock been LIFTED,” said when a watch has been stolen. The word is as old as the Border forays, and is used by Shakspeare. SHOPLIFTER is a recognised term. _Old Gothic_, LLIFAN, to steal; _Lower Rhenish_, LÖFTEN.

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Position in the dictionary: 1998 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: lig, light, light bob, light feeder, lightning, lights, lil, lily benjamin, limb, limb of the law
Previous words in the dictionary: lifer, lickspittle, lick, liberty, levy, levanter, letty, let the cat out, let on, let in

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