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pilferage

[pil-fer-ij] /ˈpɪl fər ɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the act or practice of pilfering; petty theft.
2.
something that is pilfered.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; pilfer + -age
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British Dictionary definitions for pilferages

pilferage

/ˈpɪlfərɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the act or practice of stealing small quantities or articles
2.
the amount so stolen
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Word Origin and History for pilferages

pilferage

n.

1620s, from pilfer + -age.

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