rifle englannista suomeksi
An artillery piece with a rifled barrel.
(quote-book) not with empty hands, for they be as skilful in picking, rifling, and filching as the upright men.| author=(w)| title=(w)| year=1566
To search with intent to steal; to ransack, pillage or plunder.
(RQ:Joseph Hall Paraphras)
- thine enemies (..)shall ransack and rifle all the things of Edom; and shall search out all thy hidden commodities, and carry them away at once
To strip of goods; to rob; to pillage.
(RQ:Shakespeare Winter's Tale)
To seize and bear away by force; to snatch away; to carry off.
2011 ''Fighting for Gold: The Story of Canada's Sledge Hockey Paralympic Gold'' by Lorna Schultz Schultz Nicholson
- But a Norwegian player rifled off a point shot that sailed into the back of the net.
2014: ''Lights of Summer: The Run for Glory'' by Alexander Rebelle
- The ball rifled off the bat.
To dispose of in a raffle.
(RQ:Dekker Lust's Dominion)
1605, (w), ''Northward Ho''
- If you like not that course but intend to be rid of her , rifle her at a tavern , where you may swallow down some fifty wiseacres ' sons and heirs to old tenements and common gardens , like so many raw yolks with muscadine to bedward Kate.
To engage in a raffle.
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