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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CUTPURSE

He excludes "the insolence of office," and "the cutpurse of the empire and the rule."

The pickpocket plied his trade, only he was then a cutpurse.

I feel as if only to think of it were lowering myself to the level of some cutpurse.

Some apprentices had caught a cutpurse in the crowd, and were beating him unmercifully.

He tickles his ears with a straw, and while he is pleased with scratching it, picks his pocket, as the cutpurse served Bartl.

Feb. 10th, at two after none I toke a cutpurse taking my purse out of my pocket in the Temple.

Here and there, a cutpurse slunk through the crowd, seeking his own type of bargain—an unwary victim.

A Cutpurse is of the surest trade; for his work is no sooner done, but he hath his money in his hand.

Januka, my fingers are itching (indicating the fisherman) to kill this cutpurse.

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