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Usage examples for loot

  1. In the act, as it were, of seizing the Sturgis' loot, he was put out by a blow from a leather black- jack brought down upon his defenseless head by an expert hand. – Lonesome Town by Ethel and James Dorrance
  2. All that loot hidden under the old barn on his place was positive proof of his guilt. – The Chums of Scranton High at Ice Hockey by Donald Ferguson
  3. The Soviet Commisar, with Red soldiers, visited the shop one day to loot the stock. – With the "Die-Hards" in Siberia by John Ward
  4. 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. – The Mirror of the Sea by Joseph Conrad
  5. They asked one of the native drivers what they were doing, and he replied in pigeon English that they were collecting loot for the Rev. – Captain Jinks, Hero by Ernest Crosby
  6. What if Lund regarded the girl as legitimate loot? – A Man to His Mate by J. Allan Dunn
  7. All merchantmen were their prey; they divided the loot and sold the crews into slavery. – American Men of Action by Burton E. Stevenson
  8. Jacket and the other loot- laden soldiers had been sent on ahead, together with those troopers who were sharing mounts with the rescued prisoners; they were now waiting perhaps two miles from town for their companions to overtake them. – Rainbow's End by Rex Beach
  9. They ran down to the wharf, transferred their loot to the rowboat, and pulled out to the Sea Gull, swinging at her mooring in deep water. – The Stolen Singer by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
  10. And all this was merely the loot of the outer rooms of the palace, for the treasury was not yet touched. – Athelstane Ford by Allen Upward
  11. What Garrity promised him I can't say, but certainly it must have been a satisfactory percentage of the loot- maybe an interest in the team when Garrity got control; and Weegman would sell his soul for money. – Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager by Burt L. Standish
  12. The Bolsheviki aren't the only ones that shoot up villages and take the loot- so far the Americans haven't done it. – Letters from China and Japan by John Dewey Alice Chipman Dewey
  13. If they was a crooked wheel in the gambling house that was making a lot of coin, Black Jack would slide in some night, stick up the works, and clean out with the loot. – Black Jack by Max Brand
  14. She had not thought of its age and history, neither did the sight of such pathetic loot wake bitter feelings against her foes. – The Life of Nancy by Sarah Orne Jewett
  15. There was no doubt at all that his loot was being used to make instruments and devices of unknown kinds. – Anything You Can Do by Gordon Randall Garrett
  16. They'll take it and loot it. – The Invaders by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  17. Besides, what guarantee was there that the invaders would not loot the Earth of everything they wanted and then annihilate all life upon it before they departed? – Raiders of the Universes by Donald Wandrei
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