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Definition of Thief

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Waster Wast"er, n. [OE. wastour, OF. wasteor, gasteor. See Waste, v. t.] 1. One who, or that which, wastes; one who squanders; one who consumes or expends extravagantly; a spendthrift; a prodigal. He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster. --Prov. xviii. 9. Sconces are great wasters of candles. --Swift. 2. An imperfection in the wick of a candle, causing it to waste; -- called also a thief. --Halliwell. 3. A kind of cudgel; also, a blunt-edged sword used as a foil. Half a dozen of veneys at wasters with a good fellow for a broken head. --Beau. & Fl. Being unable to wield the intellectual arms of reason, they are fain to betake them unto wasters. --Sir T. Browne.

Meaning of Thief from wikipedia

- theft is defined more narrowly. A person who engages in theft is known as a thief (pl. thieves). Theft is the name of a statutory offence in California, Canada...
- Thief is a 1981 American neo-noir heist action thriller film directed and written by Michael Mann in his feature film debut and starring James Caan in...
- Honest Thief is a 2020 American action thriller film directed by Mark Williams, from a screenplay by Williams and Steve Allrich. The film stars Liam Neeson...
- Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (also known as Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief) is a 2010 fantasy film directed by Chris Columbus...
- The Penitent Thief, also known as the Good Thief, Wise Thief, Grateful Thief, or Thief on the Cross, is one of two unnamed thieves in Luke's account of...
- Big Thief is an American indie folk band based in Brooklyn, New York. Its members are Adrianne Lenker (guitar, vocals), Buck M**** (guitar, backing vocals)...
- consists of Thief: The Dark Project (1998), Thief II: The Metal Age (2000), Thief: Deadly Shadows (2004) and Thief (2014). An expanded version of Thief: The...
- Thief: The Dark Project is a 1998 first-person stealth video game developed by Looking Gl**** Studios and published by Eidos Interactive. Set in a fantasy...
- A gentleman thief, gentleman burglar, lady thief, or phantom thief is a stock character in fiction. A gentleman or lady thief is characterised by impeccable...
- Look up thief in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A thief is a person who takes another person's property or services without consent. Thief or thieves...