loot

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loot

1. Any money or valuables that have been robbed or plundered from someone or something. Quick, let's get back to the hideout and divvy up the loot. Among the loot the bandits made off with were a pair of earrings worn by Queen Elizabeth the First.
2. A child's presents, as at Christmas or their birthday. Wow, look at all the loot under the Christmas tree! Get any good loot for your birthday?

loot

1. n. stolen goods; stolen money. Where’s the loot? I want my piece.
2. n. money in general. It takes too much loot to eat at that restaurant.
References in classic literature ?
"I should like to know how many fellows in my shoes would have refused a share of this loot when they knew that they would have their throats cut for their pains.
We agreed to conceal our loot in a safe place until the country should be at peace again, and then to divide it equally among ourselves.
"Yes," he continued, "this is loot, and the wrong 'un will out.
A trooper saluted him some yards further on, and looked evilly at us as we followed with our loot. It was Corporal Connal of ours, and the thought of him takes my mind off the certainly gallant captain who only that day had joined our division with the reinforcements.
All the tempestuous passions of mankind's young days, the love of loot and the love of glory, the love of adventure and the love of danger, with the great love of the unknown and vast dreams of dominion and power, have passed like images reflected from a mirror, leaving no record upon the mysterious face of the sea.
Malls in Cairo have been a target for loots. Hours after police fled the streets, Arkadia mall on Nile corniche was completely looted and set on fire.