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filch something (from someone)

Sl. to grab or steal something from someone. The young boy filched a candy bar from the store. Who filched my wallet from me?

filch something (from someone/something)

tv. to grab or steal something from someone. Who filched my wallet from me?
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filch something

verb
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It is little wonder then that, across the North Sea, my Norwegian friends cannot understand how the Scots allowed themselves to be filched out of the windfall from North Sea oil and gas fields in Scottish waters.
Managers stole almost pounds 150m from their companies while employees filched pounds 24m, according to the report, which tracked cases that came to court.
Still, the monkeys filched grapes from the experimenter who looked away from the food.
HAD HE NOT been killed in a plane crash, there's no guarantee that Larry Shue would have filched outright the light comedy crown from Neil Simon.
But despite being called Joseph, the show is in danger of being filched by Lee Mead as Pharaoh, a fabulous Vegas-style Elvis impersonation.
FORGET the fact that all the characters have been filched from rather more distinguished works of fiction.
The alleged disappearance of the Mesopotamian heritage--170,000 looted treasures-eventually became a story about some three dozen stolen artifacts of great significance (plus quite a few missing stored items of far lesser value) that may have been filched with the connivance of museum staffers.
Mr Davies said, ``At a time when farming incomes have slumped to historic lows the Lib/ Lab coalition has filched almost pounds 9m from farmers' incomes through modulation and has not returned a single penny back to the industry.
The hitmaker, who frequently travels from London to Walsall to watch his beloved Saddlers, said Kylie's debut single was filched from Pachelbel's Canon.
The photo was evidently filched from legit news articles.
Callous Mark Stokes sneaked upstairs to the safe and filched heirlooms over six months while she cooked him Sunday lunch.
CREDIT where it is due, Gordon Brown may or may not have filched some pounds 50billion from company pension schemes, but the Chancellor did manage to protect one vulnerable section of society.
The thefts related to money he filched from company funds and put into the accounts of three women, including pounds 493,000 to Tia.
This week it's a computer clerk who filched pounds 2 million in a credit card scam in order to impress his rich girlfriend.
SIR - The writer of the letter ``MMR Studies'' appears to be a budding stooge in spin rather than one who has studied medicine or toxicology, and hence must have filched his propaganda from the Labour Party machine.