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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

robber (plural robbers)

  1. A person who robs.

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

robber (plural robberes)

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

DescendantsEdit

  • English: robber
  • Scots: robber

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

VerbEdit

robber

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

ConjugationEdit

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

Norwegian BokmålEdit

VerbEdit

robber

  1. present of robbe