robber

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English robber, either directly taken from or from a calque of Old French robeor. Equivalent to rob +‎ -er.

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Noun[edit]

robber (plural robbers)

  1. A person who robs.

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Either directly taken from or from a calque of Old French robeor. Equivalent to robben +‎ -er. Alternative forms suggest that the term may have originally been directly taken from the Old French term, but then was later broken down into its equivalent Middle English parts.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

robber (plural robberes)

  1. A robber or burglar; one who steals or thieves.
  2. A reaver or looter.

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French rober, see English rob for more information.

Verb[edit]

robber

  1. (transitive) to pillage; to plunder
  2. (transitive) to steal; to pinch

Conjugation[edit]

  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

robber

  1. present tense of robbe