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Middle English, from Old French, diminutive of Robert

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Statue of Robin Hood in Nottingham.

Robin Hood

  1. A legendary English outlaw famous for his skill in archery and his vow to defend the poor and the oppressed against established authority.

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Robin Hood (plural Robin Hoods)

  1. A criminal or vigilante with similar social tendencies.
    • 1954, Howard Greenfield (lyricist), Connie Francis (singer), Neil Sedaka (composer), “Stupid Cupid”
      Hey now, go play Robin Hood with somebody else's heart.