magpie englannista suomeksi
Someone who displays a magpie-like quality such as hoarding or stealing objects.
A fan or member of (w)
1914, (w), ''Mushroom Town,'' New York: George H. Doran, Part(nbs)4, Chapter(nbs)3, pp.(nbs)292-293,https://archive.org/details/mushroomtown00oniouoft
- The little rail-enclosed plots that lay between the pavements and the hotels were magpied with torn paper (..)
1952, (w), ''Truth in the Night,'' Dublin: Poolbeg, 1986, Chapter(nbs)15, p.(nbs)179,https://archive.org/details/truthinnight00mcla
- (..) she stood at the window and saw the lake blue with spring and a few patches of snow that magpied the hills.
1963, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Collins, 1979, Chapter(nbs)8, p.(nbs)64,https://archive.org/details/moonofgomrath00garn
- (..) they looked down upon Highmost Redmanhey, timber and plaster magpied by the moon, and a lamp in the window of the room where Susan lay.
1979, Jack S. Scott, ''A Clutch of Vipers,'' New York: Harper & Row, Chapter(nbs)6, p.(nbs)76,https://archive.org/details/clutchofvipers00scot
- (..) young Inspector Cruse arrived at the Dun Cow, entering through a door tricked out as Tudor and set into a façade magpied with white paint and nailed-on beams (..)
1924, (w), ''(w),'' Part(nbs)2, Chapter(nbs)1,https://www.fadedpage.com/books/20140712/html.php
- (..) she liked to be able to have a picturesque fact or two with which to support herself when she too, to hold attention, wanted to issue moving statements as to revolutions, anarchies and strife in the offing. And she had noticed that when she magpied Tietjens’ conversations more serious men in responsible positions were apt to argue with her and to pay her more attention than before....
1999, (w), ''Mr. X,'' New York: Random House, Chapter(nbs)131, p.(nbs)469,https://archive.org/details/misterxnovel00stra
- “I had to borrow those photographs Aunt Nettie was storing in her closet.”
- “Isn’t that interesting?” May said. “I have to say, I never did understand why Mrs. Hatch asked me to magpie them out of the library.”
2012, Alice Hart, ''Friends at My Table,'' London: Quadrille, p.(nbs)175,https://archive.org/details/friendsatmytable0000hart
- I have magpied from here and there, borrowing influences from Morocco, Greece, Italy and my notebooks to end up with a handful of easy little dishes that complement each other.
1978, (w), ''Where Were You in ’76?'' New York: Richard Marek Publishers, Book(nbs)1, Chapter(nbs)2, p.(nbs)28,https://archive.org/details/wherewereyouin760000rikh
- He knew how people were magpieing with their malicious chatter that she had committed the cardinal sin of believing love was permanent (..)