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Lifter

A thief. We still call one who plunders shops a “shop-lifter.”

“Is he so young a man, and so old a lifter?” Shakespeare: Troilus and Cressida, i.2.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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