As nouns the difference between pillage and bandit
is that pillage
is the spoils of war while bandit
As a verb pillage
is (ambitransitive) to loot or plunder by force, especially in time of war.
(ambitransitive) To loot or plunder by force, especially in time of war.
* 1911 , ,
- Archibald V. (1361-1397) was Count of Perigord. He was nominally under the lilies [France], but he pillaged indiscriminately in his county.
The spoils of war.
The act of pillaging.
- Which pillage they with merry march bring home.
one who robs others
one who cheats others
(military) An enemy aircraft.