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tr.v. filched, filch·ing, filch·es
To take (something, especially something of little value) in a furtive manner; snitch. See Synonyms at steal.

[Middle English filchen.]

filch′er n.
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He hired a stable a short distance from his lodgings, and engaged a man named Filcher as groom.
Mark the successful man, the merchant prince with argosies on every sea, the employer of thousands of hands, the munificent contributor to public charities, the churchwarden, the member of parliament, and the generous patron of his relatives his self-approbation struggling with the instinctive sense of baseness in the money-hunter, the ignorant and greedy filcher of the labor of others, the seller of his own mind and manhood for luxuries and delicacies that he was too lowlived to enjoy, and for the society of people who made him feel his inferiority at every turn.
amp;nbsp;Political commentator Brian Filcher said: "Trump has positioned himself as the anti-elite candidate, which has made him more or less immune to criticism from the parties and the media.
Through questioning Gina's friends, battling filcher demons, and discovering an ancient and dangerous book of sorcery, they discover that the culprits are evil creatures of the underworld, the Sisters of Witchdown.
In online education, authors such as Filcher and Miller (2000) indicate motivation as the most important determinant factor for the student's academic performance.