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 for Stolen
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Steal \Steal\ (st[=e]l), v. t. [imp. Stole (st[=o]l); p. p.
     Stolen (st[=o]"l'n); p. pr. & vb. n. Stealing.] [OE.
     stelen, AS. stelan; akin to OFries. stela, D. stelen, OHG.
     stelan, G. stehlen, Icel. stela, SW. stj[aum]la, Dan.
     stiaele, Goth. stilan.]
     1. To take, and carry away, feloniously; to take without
        right or leave, and with intent to keep wrongfully; as, to
        steal the personal goods of another.
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              Maugre thy heed, thou must for indigence
              Or steal, or beg, or borrow, thy dispense.
                                                    --Chaucer.
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              The man who stole a goose and gave away the giblets
              in alms.                              --G. Eliot.
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     2. To withdraw or convey clandestinely (reflexive); hence, to
        creep furtively, or to insinuate.
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              They could insinuate and steal themselves under the
              same by their humble carriage and submission.
                                                    --Spenser.
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              He will steal himself into a man's favor. --Shak.
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     3. To gain by insinuating arts or covert means.
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              So Absalom stole the hearts of the men of Israel.
                                                    --2 Sam. xv.
                                                    6.
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     4. To get into one's power gradually and by imperceptible
        degrees; to take possession of by a gradual and
        imperceptible appropriation; -- with away.
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              Variety of objects has a tendency to steal away the
              mind from its steady pursuit of any subject. --I.
                                                    Watts.
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     5. To accomplish in a concealed or unobserved manner; to try
        to carry out secretly; as, to steal a look.
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              Always, when thou changest thine opinion or course,
              profess it plainly, . . . and do not think to steal
              it.                                   --Bacon.
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     To steal a march, to march in a covert way; to gain an
        advantage unobserved; -- formerly followed by of, but now
        by on or upon, and sometimes by over; as, to steal a march
        upon one's political rivals.
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              She yesterday wanted to steal a march of poor Liddy.
                                                    --Smollett.
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              Fifty thousand men can not easily steal a march over
              the sea.                              --Walpole.
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     Syn: To filch; pilfer; purloin; thieve.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stolen \Stol"en\,
     p. p. of Steal.
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