robber
noun see rob

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • robber — (n.) late 12c., from O.Fr. robbere, agent noun from rober (see ROB (Cf. rob)). Robber baron in the corrupt, greedy financier sense is attested from 1870s, from a comparison of Gilded Age capitalists to medieval European warlords. It is the… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Robber — Robber. См. «Грабитель». (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • Robber — Robber, die doppelte Partie, der Ausschlag im Whist (s.d.) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Robber — (Rober, v. engl. rubber), im Whistspiel eine Tour von zwei oder drei Partien; vgl. Whist …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Robber — (aus engl. rubber), im Whistspiel eine durch zwei Gewinstpartien derselben Partei abgeschlossene Tour …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Robber — Robber, engl., im Whistspiele die doppelte Partie …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • robber — index burglar, criminal, outlaw, thief, vandal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • robber — thief, burglar (see under THEFT) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • robber — [n] person who steals bandit, brigand, buccaneer, burglar, cardsharper*, cat burglar, cattle thief*, cheat*, chiseler*, con artist, corsair, crook, desperado, despoiler, fence, forager, fraud, grafter, hijacker, holdup artist*, housebreaker,… …   New thesaurus

  • robber — Robber, Robbeur, Robberie, usez des formules qui sont en Desrobber …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

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