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

  Pickpocket \Pick"pock`et\, n.
     One who steals purses or other articles from pockets.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in
           public places [syn: pickpocket, cutpurse, dip]

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  PICKPOCKET. A thief; one who in a crowd or. in other places, steals from the 
  pockets or person of another without putting him in fear. This is generally 
  punished as simple larceny. 

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