Could being accused of filching a fragile old lady out of her pennies spell the end for Nicolas Sarkozy?
For example, the fox is full of wit, and withall given wholly to filching for his prey.
And as to filching, let me tell you that all your property at Crom is intact.
For upwards of a year and a-half the native paper went on filching news, and writing in the above strain.
That brigand, said he aside, is capable of filching all my game.
The Doctor was more than displeased when he heard from Halsey of the filching of the gold.
It carries duties with it, duties which are imperative and which to shirk is filching benefits without rendering an equivalent.
filching all their time, yet granting generous donations for rest and sleep?
Petty thieving is called pilfering or filching; stealing on a large scale usually has less dishonorable qualificatives.
Romany girls were flogged for filching and fortune-telling, and Romany men were hanged for horse-stealing.
"steal," 1560s, slang, perhaps from c.1300 filchen "to snatch, take as booty," of unknown origin. Liberman says filch is probably from German filzen "comb through." Related: Filched; filching.
To steal or grab something from someone: filched the remote control