cutpurse definition

  • noun:
    • A pickpocket.
    • A thief which steals from others' purses or pouches in public places.
    • a person who cuts purses for the sake of taking them or their particular contents (an act common when males wore purses fastened by a string to their girdles); person who steals through the individual; a pickpocket.
    • One who cuts purses for the sake of stealing their particular articles (a practice believed to have now been typical whenever men wore purses at their girdles); thus, a pickpocket.
    • a thief just who steals through the pockets or purses of other individuals in public areas
    • A pickpocket.
    • A thief which steals from others' purses or pouches in public areas.
    • One who cuts purses with regard to taking them or their items (an act common whenever males wore purses fastened by a string with their girdles); person who steals through the individual; a pickpocket.
    • one that cuts purses with regard to stealing their particular items (a practice said to were common when males wore purses at their girdles); therefore, a pickpocket.
    • a thief whom steals through the pouches or purses of others in public places

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