Robber

  • 81robber baron — rob′ber bar on n. 1) why a U.S. capitalist of the late 19th century who became wealthy by ruthless and unethical means 2) why a feudal noble who robbed travelers passing through his lands • Etymology: 1875–80 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 82robber fly — rob′ber fly n. ent any of numerous, often large, dipterous insects of the family Asilidae that are predaceous on other insects • Etymology: 1870–75 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 83robber baron — /rɒbə ˈbærən/ (say robuh baruhn) noun a noble who robbed travellers passing through his lands …

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  • 84robber crab — /ˈrɒbə kræb/ (say robuh krab) noun a large anomuran crab, Birgus latro, of the Indo Pacific tropics, highly specialised to climb coconut palms for the meat of the nuts; coconut crab …

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  • 85robber fly — /ˈrɒbə flaɪ/ (say robuh fluy) noun any of the swift, often large, flies constituting the family Asilidae, that prey on other insects …

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  • 86robber barons —  Powerful companies who manipulate a market; American Industrial Revolution industrialists who monopolized markets …

    American business jargon

  • 87robber fly — noun swift predatory fly having a strong body like a bee with the proboscis hardened for sucking juices of other insects captured on the wing • Syn: ↑bee killer • Hypernyms: ↑dipterous insect, ↑two winged insects, ↑dipteran, ↑dipteron • Member… …

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  • 88robber ant — noun : any of various slave making ants (as Formica sanguinea and Polyergus rufescens) …

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  • 89robber crab — noun 1. : purse crab 2. : hermit crab …

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  • 90robber gull — noun : jaeger 3 …

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  • 91The Robber Bridegroom (fairy tale) — Illustration of The Robber Bridegroom from Household Stories by the Brothers Grimm, translated by Lucy Crane, illustrated by Walter Crane, first published by Macmillan and Company in 1886 …

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  • 92Nightingale the Robber — Ilya Muromets and Nightingale the Robber, by Ivan Bilibin. Nightingale the Robber or Solovei the Brigand (Russian: Соловей Разбойник, Solovey Razboynik), also known as Solovey Odikhmantievich (Соловей Одихмантьевич), was an epic robber from… …

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  • 93Manx robber fly — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta …

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  • 94The Mind Robber — ] [cite web url= http://www.drwhoguide.com/who 2u.htm title= PAGENAME publisher = Doctor Who Reference Guide author = date = accessdate = 2008 08 30] [cite web url= http://www.shannonsullivan.com/drwho/serials/uu.html title= PAGENAME publisher =… …

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  • 95The Robber Bride — infobox Book | name = The Robber Bride title orig = translator = image caption = A British paperback edition of The Robber Bride . author = Margaret Atwood cover artist = Malcolm Tarlofsky (first edition, hardcover) country = Canada language =… …

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  • 96The Robber Barons (band) — The Robber Barons are an alternative country band based in San Francisco, California (U.S.). Its members include Alex Holderness on bass, Nik Edwards on electric guitar (as well as banjo and accordion), Kevin Johnson on acoustic guitar, Jeff… …

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  • 97Midnight Robber —   Book Cover for Midnight Robber …

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  • 98Ronia the Robber's Daughter — For the 1984 film, see Ronia, the Robber s Daughter (film). Infobox Book name = Ronia the Robber s Daughter title orig = Ronja Rövardotter translator = image caption = Trina Schart Hyman s cover for Ronia the Robber s Daughter (1985 Puffin Books… …

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  • 99The Robber Bridegroom — infobox Book | name = The Robber Bridegroom title orig = translator = image caption = First edition cover author = Eudora Welty cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Novel publisher = Doubleday, Doran (USA)… …

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  • 100Large-toothed lake turkana robber — Taxobox name = Large toothed lake turkana robber status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Characiformes familia = Alestiidae genus = Brycinus species = B. ferox binomial = Brycinus… …

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