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Definition of Robber

Robber

  1. 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.

Robber Quotations

Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man.
Ronald Reagan

The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
John Adams

There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at, and who steals what is most precious to men: time.
Napoleon Bonaparte

I was known as the chief grave robber of my state.
Dan Quayle

We continue to be exasperated by the view, apparently gaining momentum in certain circles, that armed robbery is okay as long as nobody gets hurt! The proper solution to armed robbery is a dead robber, on the scene.
Jeff Cooper
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Robber Translations

robber in Dutch is rover
robber in Latin is latrunculus, ereptor
robber in Portuguese is salteador

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