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v. ma·raud·ed, ma·raud·ing, ma·rauds
To rove and raid in search of plunder.
To raid or pillage for spoils.
[French marauder, from maraud, tomcat, vagabond.]
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to wander or raid in search of plunder
an archaic word for foray
[C18: from French marauder to prowl, from maraud vagabond]
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1. to rove in quest of plunder; raid for booty.v.t.
2. to raid; plunder.
[1705–15; < French marauder, derivative of maraud rogue, vagabond]
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Past participle: marauded
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|Noun||1.||maraud - a sudden short attack |
swoop - a very rapid raid
|Verb||1.||maraud - raid and rove in search of booty; "marauding rebels overran the countryside"|
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verb raid, loot, plunder, ransack, sack, harry, ravage, foray, forage, pillage, despoil, reive (dialect) Mobs marauded around the city.
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maraud[məˈrɔːd] VI → merodear
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vt → plündern
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