filch (something) from (someone or something)

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filch (something) from (someone or something)

To steal something from someone. Relax, I just filched a little toy from the store—no one will ever know. Hey, quit filching money from Mom—she's going to notice if all of her cash is suddenly gone!
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filch something (from someone/something)

tv. to grab or steal something from someone. Who filched my wallet from me?
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References in classic literature ?
Is there one whom you have not outraged by filching from their very altars a part of the sacrifice offered up to them?'
The complaints are tempered by the expectation that inventive Cubans, driven by economic necessity and seasoned by years of filching from the centralized socialist economy, will soon restore the pipeline of illicit goods to full flow.
Having been on top of his game for 30 years as lyricist, singer and leader of The Fall, he has demonstrated turns of phrase with a peerless grasp of the English language (I liked 'filching from the past like a magpie with a tardis').