smuggler


smuggler
(smo-gleur) s. m.
   Navire qui fait la contre-bande entre l'Angleterre et la France.
   Adjectivement. Navire smuggler.
   Celui qui fait la contre-bande entre l'Angleterre et la France. De hardis smugglers.
   On le trouve écrit smogleur. De son port clandestin le smogleur qui s'élance, Scènes de la vie maritime, dans JAL.
   Angl. to smuggle, faire la contre-bande.

Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré. . 1872-1877.

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  • Smuggler — Smug gler, n. 1. One who smuggles. [1913 Webster] 2. A vessel employed in smuggling. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • smuggler — index bootlegger, criminal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • smuggler — 1660s, from Low Ger. smuggeln or Du. smokkelen to transport (goods) illegally, apparently a frequentative formation of a word meaning to sneak (from P.Gmc. *smuganan) and related to SMOCK (Cf. smock) (q.v.) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • smuggler — UK [ˈsmʌɡ(ə)lə(r)] / US [ˈsmʌɡ(ə)lər] noun [countable] Word forms smuggler : singular smuggler plural smugglers someone who secretly and illegally takes goods or people into or out of a country, especially as a way of earning money …   English dictionary

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  • smuggler — smuggle ► VERB 1) move (goods) illegally into or out of a country. 2) convey secretly and illicitly. DERIVATIVES smuggler noun smuggling noun. ORIGIN Low German smuggelen …   English terms dictionary

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