Mammoth Memory

Purloin – steal something

PRONOUNCE PURLOIN

(Pronounced pur-loyn)

REMEMBER MEANING OF PURLOIN

Pearls and loin (purloin) cloth- You stole my pearls but I've got your loin cloth. Give them back or you'll never see it again!

Pearls and a loincloth (purloin) - You stole my pearls, but I've got your loincloth.

 

Examples of purloin in a sentence

He quietly purloined George's exam paper and ran off with it.

We have purloined certain ideas from our friends on the internet. 

The novel begins with the discovery and subsequent purloining of the treasure. 

 

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