[pil-fer] /ˈpɪl fər/
verb (used with or without object)
to steal, especially in small quantities.
to steal (minor items), esp in small quantities
1540s, from pilfer (n.) “spoils, booty,” c.1400, from Old French pelfre “booty, spoils” (11c.), of unknown origin, possibly related to pelf. Related: Pilfered; pilfering.
[pil-gahr-lik] /pɪlˈgɑr lɪk/ noun 1. a person regarded with mild or pretended contempt or pity. 2. Obsolete. a baldheaded man. /pɪlˈɡɑːlɪk/ noun 1. (obsolete) a bald head or a man with a bald head 2. (dialect) a pitiable person
[pil-grim, -gruh m] /ˈpɪl grɪm, -grəm/ noun 1. a person who journeys, especially a long distance, to some sacred place as an act of religious devotion: pilgrims to the Holy Land. 2. a traveler or wanderer, especially in a foreign place. 3. an original settler in a region. 4. (initial capital letter) one of the […]
[pil-gruh-mij] /ˈpɪl grə mɪdʒ/ noun 1. a journey, especially a long one, made to some sacred place as an act of religious devotion: a pilgrimage to Lourdes. 2. Islam. 3. any long journey, especially one undertaken as a quest or for a votive purpose, as to pay homage: a pilgrimage to the grave of Shakespeare. […]
- Pilgrimage of grace
noun 1. a rebellion in 1536 in N England against the Reformation and Henry VIII’s government