Robber

Rob"ber

(?), n. One who robs; in law, one who feloniously takes goods or money from the person of another by violence or by putting him in fear.
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Some roving robber calling to his fellows.
Milton.
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Syn. -- Thief; depredator; despoiler; plunderer; pillager; rifler; brigang; freebooter; pirate. See Thief.
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Robber crab. (Zol.) (a) A purse crab. (b) Any hermit crab. -- Robber fly. (Zol.) Same as Hornet fly, under Hornet. -- Robber gull (Zol.), a jager gull.
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