Usage examples for Despoiling

  1. Mrs. Cafferty, on the other hand, knew shopkeepers as personal enemies and as foes to the human race, who were bent on despoiling the poor, and against whom a remorseless warfare should be conducted by all decent people. – Mary, Mary by James Stephens Commentator: Padraic Colum
  2. The very guards told off to protect the cultivators of the soil and the travellers on the highways, most shamefully took part in harassing and despoiling them. – Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe by Sabine Baring-Gould