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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Swindle  \Swin"dle\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Swindled};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Swindling}.]  [See  {Swindler}.] 
  To  cheat  defraud  grossly,  or  with  deliberate  artifice;  as  to 
  swindle  a  man  out  of  his  property. 
 
  Lammote  .  .  .  has  swindled  one  of  them  out  of  three 
  hundred  livres.  --Carlyle. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Swindle  \Swin"dle\,  n. 
  The  act  or  process  of  swindling;  a  cheat. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  swindle 
  n  :  the  act  of  swindling  by  some  fraudulent  scheme:  "that  book 
  is  a  fraud"  [syn:  {cheat}] 
  v  :  deprive  of  by  deceit;  "He  swindled  me  out  of  my  inheritance" 
  [syn:  {rook},  {nobble},  {diddle},  {bunco},  {defraud},  {mulct}, 
  {gyp},  {con}] 




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