The link between art and plunder is another lesson from ancient Rome that is with us still.
When they ran out of food, he would “go down to Babylon to plunder,” which means stealing from grocery stores.
Hulagu then gave his men licence to rape, kill and plunder with the caveat that Christians and Jews were to be spared.
Until the public demands value for their money, insurers will continue their plunder.
Your plunder is about to go online—certainly if Omoyele Sowore has anything to say about it.
To keep these fellows quiet when plunder is in view, were to keep fire in a goat-skin.
We had hauled our manly tacks aboard, and had no thoughts of plunder.
But a mob of country louts are drilling in a farmyard up the moorlands, to plunder and destroy us, if they can.
An officer cried directly that he had helped to plunder a house last night.
Innkeepers harboured and assisted the highwaymen, sympathizing with them, and frequently sharing in the plunder.
1630s, from German plündern, from Middle High German plunderen "to plunder," originally "to take away household furniture," from plunder (n.) "household goods, clothes," also "lumber, baggage" (14c.; cf. Modern German Plunder "lumber, trash"), which is related to Middle Dutch plunder "household goods;" Frisian and Dutch plunje "clothes." A word acquired by English via the Thirty Years War and applied in native use after the outbreak of the English Civil War in 1642. Related: Plundered; plundering. Plunderbund was a U.S. colloquial word from 1914 referring to "a corrupt alliance of corporate and financial interests," with German Bund "alliance, league."
"goods taken by force; act of plundering," 1640s, from plunder (v.).