Robber gull
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. [1913 Webster]

Some roving robber calling to his fellows. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Thief; depredator; despoiler; plunderer; pillager; rifler; brigang; freebooter; pirate. See {Thief}. [1913 Webster]

{Robber crab}. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A purse crab. (b) Any hermit crab.

{Robber fly}. (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Hornet fly}, under {Hornet}.

{Robber gull} (Zo["o]l.), a jager gull. [1913 Webster]


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