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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

- narrowly. Someone who carries out an act of theft may be described as a thief. Theft is the name of a statutory offence in California, Canada, England...
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- Bad Thief, Good Thief (Korean: 도둑놈, 도둑님; RR: Doduknom, Doduknim; lit. Thief Guy, Mr. Thief) is a 2017 South Korean television series starring Ji Hyun-woo...
- 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...
- Identity Thief is a 2013 American road comedy film directed by Seth Gordon, screenplay by Craig Mazin, story by Mazin and Jerry Eeten and starring Jason...
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