Stealth - (Webster's 1828 Dictionary)
STEALTH, n. stelth.
1. The act of stealing; theft.
The owner proveth the stealth to have been committed on him by such an outlaw.
2. The thing stolen; as cabins that are dens to cover stealth. [Not in use.]
3. Secret act; clandestine practice; means unperceived employed to gain an object; way or manner not perceived; used in a good or bad sense.
Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.
The monarch blinded with desire of wealth, with steel invades the brothers life by stealth.