loot

Loot \Loot\ (l[=oo]t), n. [Hind. l[=u][.t], Skr. l[=o]tra, l[=o]ptra, booty, lup to break, spoil; prob. akin to E. rob.] 1. The act of plundering. [1913 Webster] 2. Plunder; booty; especially, the booty taken in a conquered or sacked city. [1913 Webster] 3. Hence: Anything stolen or obtained by dishonesty. [PJC] 4. Broadly: Valuable objects; as, the child was delighted with all the loot he got for his birthday. [PJC] 5. Money; as, you shouldn't carry all that loot around with you in the city; she made a pile of loot from trading in cattle futures. [slang] [PJC]