till-tapper

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

till-tapper (plural till-tappers)

  1. (obsolete) A criminal who surreptitiously robs the tills of shops, typically while accomplices distract the attention of the clerks.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Farley, Philip. Criminals of America, or, Tales of the Lives of Thieves. 1876. May be downloaded at: [1]