Ma*raud" (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Marauded; p. pr. & vb. n. Marauding.] [F. marauder, fr. maraud vagabond, OF. marault; of uncertain origin, perh. for malault, fr. (assumed) LL. malaldus; fr. L. malus bad, ill + a suffix of German origin (cf. Herald). Cf. Malice.]

To rove in quest of plunder; to make an excursion for booty; to plunder.

"Marauding hosts."

Milman.

 

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Ma*raud", n.

An excursion for plundering.

 

© Webster 1913.

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