Dick Turpin

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Noun1.Dick Turpin - English highwayman (1706-1739)
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So Richard Turpin, Tom King, and Jerry Abershaw have handed down to fame the names of those on whom they committed their most impudent robberies?
8)--, Richard Turpin, The Highwayman, Astley's (Royal Amphitheatre), 8 November, 1819.
genial retiree from the Midlands, Richard Turpin answered as "Dick