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Old English þȳft, þēoft, earlier þīefþ, þēofþ, from Proto-Germanic *þeuƀiþā, from *þeuƀoz (thief). Cognate with (obsolete) Dutch diefte. Compare thief, -th.

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  1. The act of stealing property.

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