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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
    Some roving robber calling to his fellows.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- Thief; depredator; despoiler; plunderer; pillager; rifler; brigang; freebooter; pirate. See Thief.
 Robber crab. Zool. (a) A purse crab. (b) Any hermit crab.
 Robber fly. Zool. Same as Hornet fly, under Hornet.
 Robber gull Zool., a jager gull.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a thief who steals from someone by threatening violence