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ROBBER Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

One who commits a robbery. The term is not in law synonymous with “thief,” but applies only to one who steals with force or open violence. See De Roths- child v. Royal Mail Steam Packet Co., 7 Exch. 742; The Manitoba (D. C.) 104 Fed. 151.


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