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 Meanings and Examples of LOOT
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loot
 n.  act of plundering; plunder; booty, especially, the boot taken in a conquered or sacked city
Classic Sentence:
1  Well, I must admit we did a bit of private looting in that corn, for we were all pretty hungry and what the General don't know won't hurt him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
2  In a swath eighty miles wide the Yankees were looting and burning.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
3  The Carpetbaggers were looting the town, many honest folk were driven from their homes and did not know where to look for their next meal, and a negro sat in the lieutenant governor's chair.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
4  To Scarlett, that uniform and those gold buttons would always mean the fears of the siege, the terror of flight, the looting and burning, the desperate poverty and the grinding work at Tara.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
5  The Orthodox begin looting, and in a way of which our last campaign can give you no idea.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IX
6  The only instruction Kutuzov gave of his own accord during that report referred to looting by the Russian troops.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XV
7  But the roll of the drums did not make the looting soldiers run in the direction of the drum as formerly, but made them, on the contrary, run farther away.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXI
8  But the most amazing example of the ineffectiveness of the orders given by the authorities at that time was Napoleon's attempt to stop the looting and re-establish discipline.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER X
9  News of the approach of the French came from all sides, and in one village, ten miles from Bogucharovo, a homestead had been looted by French marauders.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER VIII
10  Just see what the blackguards have looted.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XIV
11  He hoped the ladies would never hear of the horrors of the looted cemetery, for they'd never get over that.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
12  I thought of the railway cloak room; but that's the surest place to get looted in modern warfare.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT III
Example Sentence:
1  The detectives tried to elicit where he had hidden his loot.
2  During the riot there are ten cases of loot and two of arsons.
3  The detectives followed the suspect until he led them to the cache where he had stored his loot.
4  The mob ran out of control along a 5 kilometer section of the main highway to Delhi, smashing fences, looting food and beating up shopkeepers.
5  The trouble began when gangs began breaking windows and looting shops.
6  Half a million guns and more than 800 million rounds of ammunition were looted in 1997, when thousands of Albanians, furious over losing their life savings in fraudulent pyramid investment schemes, stormed army barracks.
7  The town has been plagued by armed thugs who have looted food supplies and terrorized the population.