Loot Loot, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Looted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Looting}.] To plunder; to carry off as plunder or a prize lawfully obtained by war. [1913 Webster]

Looting parties . . . ransacking the houses. --L. Oliphant. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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