Robin Hood


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Robin Hood

n.
A legendary English outlaw of the 1100s, famous for his courage, chivalry, and practice of robbing the rich to aid the poor.

Robin Hood

n
(European Myth & Legend) a legendary English outlaw of the reign of Richard I, who according to tradition lived in Sherwood Forest and robbed the rich to give to the poor

Rob′in Hood`


n.
a legendary English outlaw of the 12th century, celebrated in ballads, who robbed the rich to give to the poor.
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Noun1.Robin Hood - legendary English outlaw of the 12th centuryRobin Hood - legendary English outlaw of the 12th century; said to have robbed the rich to help the poor
Translations
روبين هود
رابین‌هود
Robin des Bois
References in classic literature ?
Then Little John, or Reynold Greenleaf, I like you well, on my honor as Much the miller's son; and you too, bold Robin Hood.
Lucky for you twain that wine flowed so freely in the house to-day; else the noise of your combat would have brought other onlookers besides Robin Hood.
They do say that Robin Hood and his men care little for the Sheriff," he said.
But Robin Hood himself was on this very road the last time I came to town," said the other.
Up they ran to Robin Hood and doffed their caps to him respectfully, while the Sheriff sat still from very amazement.
IN MERRY ENGLAND in the time of old, when good King Henry the Second ruled the land, there lived within the green glades of Sherwood Forest, near Nottingham Town, a famous outlaw whose name was Robin Hood.
And now I will tell how it came about that Robin Hood fell afoul of the law.
Never a word said Robin Hood, but he looked at the foresters with a grim face; then, turning on his heel, strode away from them down the forest glade.
Now, well would it have been for him who had first spoken had he left Robin Hood alone; but his anger was hot, both because the youth had gotten the better of him and because of the deep draughts of ale that he had been quaffing.
Here once more we find an old story being used again, for we have already heard of Robin Hood in the ballads.
Now she returns and begins to quarrel with Robin Hood.
No one is more astonished than Robin Hood, as he cries: