He had some sort of an idea that he might pilfer the hospitality of his enemies.
The women make baskets, beg, pilfer, or sift and grind corn.
I have been shown the best spots, and I pilfer as well as I can—that is all.
If they win, they grab at booty; if they lose, they unhorse and pilfer their own side!
At all events, if she did pilfer, she was neither suspected nor discovered.