What does the word pillage mean?

Usage examples for pillage

  1. Side by side with well- disposed citizens were men of suspicious character, who only sought in insurrection opportunities for pillage and disorder. – History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814 by F. A. M. Miguet
  2. Plunder and pillage at your pleasure, but spare the women and do not strike a blow at their modesty. – The Faith of Islam by Edward Sell
  3. Meanwhile, the Circoncelliones, armed with their bludgeons, continued to pillage and burn the farms. – Saint Augustin by Louis Bertrand