abduct

Definition: To kidnap

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The Place of Honeymoons - By Harold MacGrath
...He did not impress her as a man who would abduct a woman, hold her prisoner for five days, and then liberate her without coming near her to press his vantage, rightly or wrongly ....
Author's Digest - By Rossiter Johnson
...On two occasions, attempts had been made to abduct Fanny ....
Sobriquets and Nicknames - By Albert Romer Frey
...A more effective plan was then proposed : to abduct the ruler of the Oriental Chris -...
The Man of the Forest - By Zane Grey
...to abduct Al Auchincloss 's njece and claim the dying man 's property ....
Desert Gold - By Zane Grey
...Rojas had killed this girl 's father--tried to abduct her ... You know what took place at the hotel ....
The Son of Tarzan - By Edgar Rice Burroughs
...They thought that they would recognize her for such if she was indeed the same, but even so the testimony of the runner Kovudoo had sent to The Sheik was such as to assure them that the girl was the one they had once before attempted to abduct ....
My Literary Passions, Criticism and Fiction - By William Dean Howells
...Gentlemen no longer swear or fall drunk under the table, or abduct young ladies and shut them up in lonely country-houses, or so habitually set about the ruin of their neighbors ' wives, as they once did ....
A Guide to the Best Fiction in English - By Ernest Albert Baker
...Luke Sharp, the lawyer, plots to abduct an heiress, and actually proves her dead and buried; but his nefarious plans are overset, chiefly by the agency of Mr. Cripps, an original whose raciness and humor are most characteristic of Blackmore 's country-folk ....
Brazenhead the Great - By Maurice Henry Hewlett
...`` Captain Brazenhead, " said the Prioress with dignity and point, `` when you exalt your house at the expense of my own, you compel me to ask myself why the scion of Partenopex of Blois took the trouble to abduct a stable-boy and hide him naked in a ditch on Winchester Meads ? "...
A Descriptive Guide to the Best Fiction, British and American - By Ernest Albert Baker, Baker
...Luke Sharp, the lawyer, plots to abduct an heiress, and actually proves her dead and buried : but his nefarious plans are overact, chieflv by the agency of old Cripps, an original, whose raciness and humor are most characteristic of Black-more 's country-folk ....
Criticism and Fiction - By William Dean Howells
...Gentlemen no longer swear or fall drunk under the \* table, or abduct young ladies and shut them up in lonely country-houses, or so 1 habitually set about the ruin of their--neighbors ' wives, as they once did ....
The Stepmother - By Honor
...Also, as a result of his membership in the Thirteen, Ronquerolles, along with Marsay, helped General de Montriveau abduct the Duchesse de Langeais from the convent of bare-footed Carmelites, where she had taken refuge ....
Beverly of Graustark - By George Barr McCutcheon
...She was shown the room in which Lorry had foiled the Viennese who once tried to abduct Yetive ....
The Zeppelin's Passenger - By Edward Phillips Oppenheim
...I gather that not only had you the effrontery to steal a chart from my pocket in the midst of a life struggle upon the trawler, but you have capped this exploit with a deliberate attempt to abduct my wife . "...
The Memoirs of a Physician - By Alexandre Dumas
...Leonard therefore had no reason for believing that the Duke meant to abduct him altogether, and became tranquil,--at least for a while; but at Claye, seeing them put fresh horses to the carriage, while nothing was said aliout stopping, the unlucky fellow exclaimed : " Oh Monsieur, are we going to the end of the world ? " "...
The Goose Girl - By Harold MacGrath
...`` Why should his late majesty abduct the daughter of the grand duke ?...