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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Pickpocket \Pick"pock`et\, n.
One who steals purses or other articles from pockets.
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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